JENNIFER  CLIFTON
  • Associate Dean of Faculty Practice (Interim), College Of Nursing
  • Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing
  • Director of Primary Care, Faculty Practice, College Of Nursing
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), College Of Nursing

Professional Service

  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Role: Active Member. Accreditation and Standards Committee. 2020 - 2021
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners. Role: Active Member. Utah Nutrse Practiioner Legislative Committee member. 2019 - present
  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Role: Board of Directors. American Association of Nurse Practitioners liaison to the NCCHC Board of Directors. 2019 - present
  • National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Role: Member. Juvenile Health Committee. 2017 - 2019
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Role: Member. Faculty Practice Pre-Conference Working Group. 2014 - 2016
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners. Role: Fundraising Chair. 2012 - 2013
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners. Role: Immediate Past President. 2011 - 2012
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners. Role: Board President. 2010 - 2011
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners. Role: Officer. (Secretary). 2008 - 2010

Internal Service

  • Wellness Committee. Active Member, 2019 - present. service.
  • Wellness Committee. Chair/Co-Chair, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • Wellness Champion, 2018 - 2018. service.
  • Research Subcommittee for the Primary Care Executive and Operations Committee, IPE committee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Education Subcommittee for the Primary Care Executive and Operations Committee, IPE committee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Member, 2017 - 2021. service.
  • Academic Program Team. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • MS & DNP Committee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • Retention Review Team. Member, 2017 - 2017. service.
  • Manager, 2016 - 2021. service.
  • Member, 2015 - 2017. service.
  • Chair, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Book Club (Fall 2012). Leader, 2012 - 2012. service.
  • 5th Year Review Committee. Member, 2012 - 2012. service.
  • Core Course Revision Group. Member, 2012 - 2016. service.
  • Book Club. Member, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • Health Science Day. Active Participant, 2012 - 2014. service.
  • Member, 2011 - present. service.
  • Member, 2010 - 2011. service.

Honors & Awards

  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) 2019 Certified Nurse Award in the Family Nurse Practitioner category. 2019
  • 2018 AACN Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award recognizing the College of Nursing/ Juvenile Justice Collaboration. 2018
  • Faculty Recognition Award sponsored by the Career Services Office, University of Utah. 2017
  • Utah Organization of Nurse Leaders 2015 Emerging Nurse Leader. 2015
  • Duke- Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellow. 2015
  • Indiana University School of Nursing Alumni Legacy Leader Award. 2014
  • Excellence in Clinical Practice Award presented by Sigma Theta Tau International. 2013
  • Utah Nurse Practitioner Group 2012 State Award for Excellence: Educator. 2012
  • Faculty Service Award 2011. 2011
  • Clara Hansen Jensen Endowed Scholarship. 2009
  • Bertha P. May Endowed Scholarship Fund. 2009
  • Gero-Psychiatric Legacy Fund. 2008
  • Faculty Fellowship. 2008

Affiliations

  • Academy of Correctional Health Professionals (ACHP), Member, 08/2011 - present
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), member, 01/01/2011 - present
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners (UNP), Member, 01/16/2010 - present
  • National League of Nursing (NLN), member, 01/01/2009 - present
  • Society Of Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), Member, 01/01/2007 - 12/31/2010

In the Media

  • <p>AANP Member Spotlight: Delivering Quality Health Care in Correctional Settings</p>. 2020.