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:

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