Ginette A. Pepper PhD, RN, FAAN

Curriculum Vitae

  • Helen Bamberger Colby Presidential Endowed Chair in Gerontological Nursing, College Of Nursing
  • Professor Emerita, College Of Nursing



  • BS, Nursing, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • MS, Medical-Surgical Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • PhD, Psychobiological Nursing /Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado. Project: Central and Peripheral Anticholineric Adverse Drug Effects in Institutionalized Elderly Adults
  • Post doc, Graduate Genetics Course, 12 credits, Georgetown University, Washington DC

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 Jo Eleanor Elliott Leadership Award. Western Institute of Nursing, 04/23/2015
  • Healthcare Heroes Award. Utah Business Magazine, 10/21/2014
  • Inducted as a Fellow. Gerontological Society of America, 11/01/2013
  • Lifetime Achievement Award. University of Colorado Alumni Association, 09/06/2013
  • Gamma Rho Excellence in Mentorship Award. Sigma Theta Tau International, Inc., 04/05/2012
  • Appointed to Nomenclature and Patient Safety Expert Panel. United States Pharmacopeia, 07/01/2010
  • Distinguished Research Lecturer. Western Institute of Nursing, 2010
  • Hartford/WIN Regional Geriatric Nursing Research Award. Hartford/ Western Institute of Nursing, 04/23/2009
  • Member, Expert Panel. IV Delivery Consensus Group, 08/08/2008
  • Utah Nurse Practitioners Award for Excellence in Research. Utah Nurse Practitioners, 2007
  • Dean's Leadership Award. University of Utah College of Nursing, 2007


  • English, fluent.