Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Jennifer Tourville holds a DNP and MSN degree with a concentration in pediatrics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Additionally, she received a BSN from East TN State University in Johnson City, TN. She is currently perusing a post-graduate certificate in health policy at the UTK College of Nursing.
Dr. Tourville teaches in the undergraduate program at the University of TN, College of Nursing. Her areas of teaching include newborn and pediatric care and nursing research. She is active in several UT committees at the college and university level. Her research interests are related to the opioid crisis, specifically pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment for neonatal assistance syndrome and substance abuse rehabilitation and reentry strategies.
Additionally, Dr. Tourville is very active within the community. She continues to practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner and serves on various community committees. She volunteers with nonprofit organizations and is continuing her education to improve her knowledge of health care law development, implementation, and evaluation.