Jessica Clark

Jessica Clark

Associate Dean and Director of the Department of Nursing

    Burgess Hall 301
    (309) 677-2547
   jclark@bradley.edu

 

Biography

Dr. Clark joined Bradley University from Terre Haute, Indiana where she was the chairperson of Baccalaureate Nursing Completion at Indiana State University. In this role, Dr. Clark led online programs in both LPN and RN to BSN tracks for over 1200 students. Her teaching experience encompasses both undergraduate and graduate studies via traditional campus and distance learning with several large universities and small private colleges (Norwich University, Ball State University, Saint Joseph’s College of Maine).

She also has prior nursing administration experience in the professional clinical setting. Prior to taking a full time faculty position with academia over seven years ago, she was the regional program director for Telehealth programming with the Department of Veteran Affairs where she oversaw daily Telehealth modalities of care for over 8 medical centers and 65 outpatient clinics in three states. She has worked in several practice areas such as emergency, critical care and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Clark values scholarly dissemination and her evidence-based practice and research interests include telehealth technologies, distance education development in both undergraduate and graduate, as well as academic leadership emersion.

Dr. Clark is married to Dr. Chad Clark who will be also joining Bradley University in August 2019 within Communications. They have two daughters and french bulldog named Hector. She is an avid reader, loves traveling and enjoys seeking out new healthy opportunities with friends and family to unwind and combat stress.