Dr. Jennifer Peterson

Jennifer Peterson

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing

[email protected]
Office: Main 457
Phone: 320-363-5194


  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Leadership from Concordia University Wisconsin, 2016  
  • MS in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Concordia University Wisconsin, 2013
  • BS in Nursing from the College of Saint Benedict, 1998

Areas of Expertise

  • Care of children and families
  • Health promotion and wellness coaching
  • Chronic illness in children and adults
  • Medical/Surgical acute care nursing
  • Care of the surgical patient/operating room
  • Oncology
  • Palliative and end of life care
  • Nursing Education  
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Quality improvement and risk management

Clinical Experience

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Integrecare
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Target clinics
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Premis Health
  • Family Nurse Practitioner - Palliative care, Guardian Angels Hospice
  • St. Cloud Surgical Center, Operating room
  • Country Manor Homecare, Case Management
  • Mercy Hospital, Medical Surgical and Oncology
  • St. Cloud Hospital, Oncology
  • St. Cloud Hospital, Quality Improvement and Risk Management

Research Interests

My research interests are in the area of evidence-based strategies to promote health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan in addition to the use of mentoring to promote role development and resiliency in nurse faculty and nursing staff.