JENNIFER  CLIFTON
  • Clinical Director , 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

Research Keywords

  • Adolescent, juvenile corrections, at-risk, youth

Presentations

  • National Commission on Correctional Health Annual conference- Talking to Teens: A developmental Approach. Presentation, Presented, 11/03/2020.
  • URLEND Becoming Influential: Values, Vision, and Developing a Personal Mission Statement. Presentation, Presented, 08/21/2020.
  • Human Trafficking: What Health Care Providers Need to Know to the People's health Clinic Park City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/15/2019.
  • Primary Care of the Recent Juvenile Sexual Assault Victim At the National Commission for Correctional HealthCare Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 10/15/2019.
  • The STI Screening and Treatment Project in Utah’s Juvenile justice system: A 5-year overview. Presented at the Utah Criminal Justice Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Presentation, Presented, 09/11/2019.
  • Becoming Influential: Values, Vision, and Developing a Personal Mission Statement Presented to Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Fellows. Presentation, Presented, 08/20/2019.
  • Working Together to Screen & Treat Sexually Transmitted Infections in Youth: the College of Nursing, Juvenile Justice and State Health Department. Poster presented at Utah Health Services Research Conference, Murray, UT. Poster, Presented, 04/12/2019.
  • Talking to Adolescents: A Developmental Approach Presented at the National Commission on Correctional Health Spring Conference, Nashville, TN. Presentation, Presented, 03/15/2019.
  • Screening for Chlamydia (CT) and Gonorrhea (GC) and High Risk Sexual Behaviors in Utah’s Juvenile Justice (JJ) Population July 1, 2015-June 3,0 2018. Poster presented at Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, Washington DC. Poster, Presented, 01/15/2019.
  • National Coalition of STD Directors Webinar discussion of : Screening for Chlamydia (CT), Gonorrhea (GC), and High-Risk Sexual Behaviors in Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population (JJS): Results and plications for Practice Co-presenter: Erin Fratto MS, CHES . Other, Presented, 12/19/2018.
  • Promoting a Culture of Wellness & Resilience in the College of Nursing. Poster, Presented, 12/05/2018.
  • National Commission on Correctional Heath Care Webinar: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) in Juvenile Corrections: An Introduction for Health Care Professionals Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lowenhaupt MD 1.5 CEU. Other, Presented, 11/28/2018.
  • Presented to Utah's Juvenile Justice administration: High-Risk Sexual Behaviors & Outcomes Among Utah’s Incarcerated Youth- Focus on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/30/2018.
  • High-Risk Sexual Behaviors & Outcomes Among Utah’s Incarcerated Youth- Focus on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking presented at the National Commission on Correctional Health Care Chicago. IL. Presentation, Presented, 11/06/2017.
  • High-Risk Sexual Behaviors & Outcomes Among Utah’s Incarcerated Youth- Focus on Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking . Presented at the U of U CON Lunch and Learn. Presentation, Presented, 10/06/2017.
  • Becoming a Nurse practitioner, becoming a leader First semester DNP students. Instructor: Susan Hall. Presentation, Presented, 08/28/2017.
  • Becoming Influential: Values, Vision, and Developing a Personal Mission Statement presented to Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities -URLEND. Presentation, Presented, 08/24/2017.
  • Effective Advocacy: Working with State level elected officials presented to the National Commission of Correctional Health Leadership conference. Presentation, Presented, 07/17/2017.
  • High Risk Sexual Behaviors and Targeted Therapies Among Utah's Incarcerated Youth presented at the Western Institute of Nursing Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/18/2017.
  • Clifton, J, Wilson, A, Latimer, S (03/16/2017). Screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia in Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population. Poster session presented at National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Annual Conference, Denver. Poster, Presented, 03/16/2017.
  • The Univeristy of Utah College of Nursiong STI project presented to the Executive Offices and Criminal Justice Appropriations Subcommittee of the Utah State Legislature. Presentation, Presented, 02/20/2017.
  • High Risk Sexual Behaviors and Outcomes Among Utah's Incarcerated Youth-Western Institute of Nursing’s 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference . Presentation, Accepted, 12/15/2016.
  • Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population-NAPNAP national Conference. Poster, Accepted, 09/15/2016.
  • Writing your Professional Mission Statement presented to Utah Regional leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities -URLEND. Presentation, Presented, 08/25/2016.
  • Collaboration with Nursing Colleges as an Innovative Approach to Care. National Commission on Correctional Health Care Annual Conf. Presentation, Presented, 07/15/2016.
  • Screening for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia (GC/CT) in Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population. Duke University . Presentation, Presented, 05/23/2016.
  • Using Strength Profiles in Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students to Predict and Promote Completion to Degree: An Interim Report. Poster, Presented, 04/19/2016.
  • Screening for STIs in Utah's Juvenile Justice Populations. Executive Appropriations Committee. 2016 Utah State Legslature. Presentation, Presented, 02/10/2016.
  • STI screening: Utah Juvenile Justice System and National Standards, College of Nursing Seminar Series. Presentation, Presented, 12/08/2014.
  • College of Nursing (CON) and Juvenile Justice Services (JJS) : Working together for Utah's Justice Involved Youth presented to College of Nursing Development Board. Presentation, Presented, 11/12/2014.
  • Implementing STD Screening into Utah’s Juvenile Justice Services. Poster session presented at Utah Public Health Conference, Provo. Poster, Presented, 04/16/2014.
  • Implementing STI Screening in Juvenile Justice setting presented at the National Commission on Correctional Health Care Spring conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/08/2014.
  • AACN pre conference poster presentation. Innovation in Faculty practice: University and juvenile justice collaboration. Poster, Presented, 02/26/2014.
  • Adult Learning Theory in Nursing Education. Presentation, Presented, 12/06/2013.
  • National Commision on Correctional Health Care Soring Conference. Implementing STD Screening into Utah’s Juvenile Justice Services . Presentation, Accepted, 11/06/2013.
  • The role of professional oganizations in your DNP career. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Health Literacy in a Special Population: Juvenile Corrections National Conference on Correctional Care, Baltimore, MD. Poster, Presented, 10/16/2011.
  • Health Literacy in a Special Population: Juvenile Corrections Presented to University of Utah College of Nursing as part of the Brown Bag series. Presentation, Presented, 10/07/2011.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Diabetes in Utah's Juvenile Justice Service. PI: Clifton. 02/02/2018 - 12/23/2019.
  • At-Risk Teens as Co-Designers of Sexual Behavioral Intervention. PI: Ashley Brown. 02/02/2016 - 01/01/2018.
  • STI screening for GCand CT in the JJS population. PI: Jennifer Clifton. 07/01/2015 - present.
  • Strength Profiles in Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students. PI: Jennifer Clifton. 01/12/2015 - 12/23/2019.
  • Health literacy assessment in a special adolescent population: Juvenile corrections. PI: Barbara Holstein. 01/01/2010 - 06/30/2011.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Clifton, Jennifer & Hansen, Madeline (2020). Vaping 101: E-cigarettes and Juveniles. National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Published, 05/25/2020.
  • Roberts, L & Clifton, J., Rowley, T., Roberts, C. (2020). The Power of Partnerships. The National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Vol. 33. Published, 02/10/2020.
  • Clifton, J. & Roberts, L., Rowley, T., Roberts, C. (2019). A Nurse Practitioner Can Add Value to Your Justice Medical Team. National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Vol. 33, 10-11. Published, 12/12/2019.
  • Rowley, T & Clifton, J., Roberts, L., Roberts, C. (2019). Nurse Practitioners in Corrections: What is their role?. National Commission on Correctional Health Care. Vol. 33, 8. Published, 08/20/2019.
  • Clifton (2019). 1. Clifton, J. (2019). Screening For Chlamydia And Gonorrhea And High Risk Sexual Behaviors In Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population July 1, 2015-June 3,0 2018. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(2), S126–S127. (pp. S126-S127). Vol. 64. Elsevier. Published, 02/01/2019.
  • Clifton, J.M. (2018). Screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and High Risk Sexual Behaviors in Utah’s Juvenile Justice Population: Results and Implications for Practice. J Pediatr Health Care,. Vol. 32(4),, 374-380. Published, 08/01/2018.
  • Jennifer Clifton (2017). Screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and High Risk Sexual Behaviors in. Elsevier. Accepted, 12/30/2017.
  • Clifton, J. M., Robert, L.A. Innovation in Faculty Practice: A college of Nursing and Juvenile Justice Collaboration. Published, 02/08/2016.
  • Mladenka, C., Clifton, J (10/22/14) Evaluating Cancer Risk: Helping patients assess genetic influences. Advance Health Care Network for NPs and PAs.. Published, 10/22/2014.
  • Holstein, B, Clifton, J, Guo, JW. (2014) Health literacy assessment in a special adolescent population: Juvenile corrections. The Journal of Nurse Practitioners10 (3). Published, 03/06/2014.
  • Clifton, JM. (2011, December). Severe, Prolonged Headache in a Teen Coming after a presumed bout of pancreatitis, what does it suggest? Advance for NPs and PAs . Retrieved from: http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Columns/Case-Files/Severe-Prolonged-Headache-in-a-Teen.aspx. Published, 12/27/2011.
  • Clifton,J.,VanBeuge,S.,Mladenka,C.,Wosnik,K. (May 2010). The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act 2008: What clinicians should understand. Published, 05/01/2010.