Jennifer Jackson

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Nursing

BSN (Hons)

St. Francis Xavier University, 2009


Athabasca University, 2016


Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King’s College London, 2020

Contact information


Professional Faculties : PF3223

Office hours

As requested, available M-F

Preferred method of communication


Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Nursing workforce
  • Professional Issues
  • Resilience
  • Innovation
  • Technology


Jennifer Jackson is a Registered Nurse and an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary. 

Jennifer has nursing experience in nephrology, intensive care, education, and management. She earned a PhD at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, at King’s College London, supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Her research interest is in resilience in people and systems, and workforce and professional issues.

Jennifer is also a thought leader on digital technologies in healthcare. Her projects include using social media for professional action and creating a video game for healthcare providers.

Jennifer has been awarded the St. Catherine Medal of Honour and received the Rising Star Award from the Athabasca University Alumni Association. She hopes to make a positive difference for nurses and patients around the world.


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