Jessica Naber

Years Taught at Murray State:


Courses taught at Murray State:

Introduction to Nursing Concepts, Fundamentals of Nursing, Nursing Research
Graduate: Nursing Theory, Issues, Research and Philosophy of Science

Awards & Honors:

 2017-19, Ruth E. Cole Endowed Professor
2011, Elected as Sigma Theta Tau Rising Star by University of Tennessee PhD faculty
2010, Robert and Phyllis Baron Scholarship, University of Tennessee College of Nursing
2009-2010, Kentucky Board of Nursing (NISF) Scholarship
2009, University of Tennessee College of Nursing Scholarship
2009, University of Tennessee Nurse Traineeship
2013, Murray State Omicron Delta Kappa Academic Advisor of the Year
2013 Faculty Research Award for Nursing
2015 International Sigma Theta Tau Leadership Succession Committee


BSN: Murray State University, 2002
MSN Education: Bellarmine University, 2007
PhD: University of Tennessee, 2011

Certification and Licensure:

Registered Nurse in Kentucky

Clinical / Professional Focus:

CommunityHealth, Geriatrics, Education

Research Focus:

Critical Thinking, Writing, Education, Ethics

Professional Experience Prior to Murray State:

RN/charge RN in Cardiac Critical Care, Jewish Hospital in Louisville
Case Manager, Intrepid Home Health in Western Kentucky
Expert Witness, Butler, Vines, and Babb in Knoxville, TN

Professional Organizations:

Sigma Theta Tau International