Jennifer M. Manning DNS, APRN, CNS, CNE

Dr. Jennifer M. Manning is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing. She is a Certified Nurse Educator and a Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is teaches in undergraduate and graduate programs. She serves on several organizational, local, state, and national committees. She conducts research in nursing education and simulation. In her free time she enjoys spending time with husband, three children, large extended family, and close friends.



  • DNS, 2014, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing
  • MSN, 2007, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing
  • BSN, 2000, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing
  • BS, 1994, University of New Orleans (Major: Biology; Minors: Chemistry and Psychology  


  • Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Education (LSUHSC Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs (2015-Present); Program Director (2013-2015); Course Coordinator (2010-2013); Faculty (2008-2013); East Jefferson General Hospital Staff RN; Critical care RN (2000-2013)
  • Academic and educational leadership
  • Mentor to faculty, students and nurses
  • NLCEX-RN preparation for baccalaureate nursing students 
  • Nursing researcher with special interests in nursing education research, simulation research, and disaster research
  • Comprehensive Systematic Review Trainer


  • National Association for Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) – Research Committee Member (research priorities task force - member 2017; awards committee - member 2017)
  • Epsilon Nu Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) - Governance Chair (President 2013-2015)
  • Louisiana Council of Administrators of Nursing Education (LACANE) -Secretary
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) – Communications Committee Member
  • East Jefferson General Hospital – Research Committee Member 
  • Nursing Research – Evidence Based Practice Council (NREBPC) - University Medical Center - Member
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) – Professional Issues Panel Member
  • National Diversity Council – Member and Newsletter Contributor
  • National League for Nursing (NLN) – State Ambassador (NLN center of excellence consultant 2017-2018)
  • Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) – Member (planning committee member – 2016)
  • Southern Nurses Research Society (SNRS) – State Liaison
  • Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) – Member



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