• Nurse Practitioner/Advance Practice Clinician, Pulmonary
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College Of Nursing

Research Summary

Jace is a clinician and PhD student at the University of Utah. His research interests lie in risk stratification in the adult critical care population.


  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, University of Utah. Project: Readiness Assessment for Extubation Planning in the Intensive Care Unit: A QI Initiative


Jace Johnny currently practices as a Nurse Practitioner in the Medical Intensive Care and Huntsman Intensive Care Units. He additionally serves as adjunct faculty for the College of Nursing Adult-Gerontology Acute Care DNP program. Originally from Elko, Nevada, Jace moved to Salt Lake City in 2014 after obtaining a job as a clinical nurse in the Huntsman Intensive Care Unit. He completed a nursing residency through the Huntsman Cancer Hospital and obtained dual critical care and oncology nursing certifications. Jace received a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Utah in May of 2019 and is board certified in adult-gerontology acute care. Jace is currently a Ph.D. student with a research interest in risk stratification in critically ill adults requiring non-invasive respiratory support and improving patient outcomes. His academic interests lie in immunology related to critically ill patients, including sepsis/septic shock, ARDS, and other pulmonary diseases. Jace is currently a Content Advisor for the Critical Care Nurse journal and test development committee member for Oncology Nurse Certification (OCN). 

Jace is a classically trained violinist and nature enthusiast who enjoys reading, singing, running, and hiking.