Jennifer Walsh

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Jennifer Walsh

D.N.P., C.P.N.P., C.N.E.

Clinical Assistant Professor


Department: Community of Acute and Chronic Care

Contact:

Office Phone: 571-553-0361
Innovation Hall (School of Nursing) 45085 University Drive, 201AK Ashburn VA 20147

Jennifer Walsh, DNP, CPNP, CNE, started her nursing career in the NICU and PICU after graduating with her BSN from The Pennsylvania State University. After attending The Catholic University for her MSN, Dr. Walsh became a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in 1997 and began practicing in pediatric primary care caring for newborns to young adults and their families. Teaching nursing students for the past 9 years for area universities, Dr. Walsh joined GW School of Nursing almost six years ago and primarily teaches Pediatrics and Health Assessment, while also teaching various labs and clinicals. She graduated with her DNP from George Washington University in May 2021. Dr. Walsh lives in Ashburn, VA with her husband and high school daughter and also has a son and daughter in college, in addition to one very spoiled dog. Her professional interests lie in pediatrics, mental health, interdisciplinary collaboration, and nursing assessment and education.


  • Faculty DAISY Award Winner, 2019
  • Board Certified - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (NCBPNP/PNCB)
  • Certified Nurse Educator
  • Member, NAPNAP
  • Member, Virginia NAPNAP
  • CPNP Exam Test Question Writer, PNCB
  • George Washington University- Doctorate of Nursing Practice (2021)
  • The Catholic University of America – Master of Science in Nursing (1997)
  • The Catholic University of America – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care (1997)
  • Pennsylvania State University – Bachelors of Science in Nursing (1995)
  • Childhood Developmental
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Infant Health
  • Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Health Care
  • School / College Health Center
  • Harmony
  • Consistency
  • Connectedness
  • Intellection
  • Empathy