Jennifer Whitaker, RN, MSN


Nursing Instructor

Phone: 573.882-0206
Fax: 573.884.4544

S328 Sinclair School of Nursing
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing Specialty

Mental and community health nursing


Promotion of mental health and well-being in communities beginning in early childhood and across the lifespan, psychopharmacology and neuronal plasticity. 


  • BS(N), Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
  • MS(N), University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Teaching Responsibilities

  • N3470 – Mental Health Nursing
  • N4970 – Nursing in Communities

Bio and Professional Experience

Graduated in 2010 from the University of Missouri with advanced practice emphasis as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Over 20 years of diverse experience including psychiatric advanced practice and community health nursing, working with populations across the lifespan. 

Honors and Awards

  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges


  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association