Jennifer Van Matre-Wattles, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Position title: PhD Student

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Advisor: Anne Ersig, PhD, RN and Elliot Tebbe, PhD, LP
Minor: Undecided
Research Interests: Exploring relationship between cumulative stress (of family and individual child) and mental health outcomes in children; Increased emotional dysregulation and comorbid conditions such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorders; Epigenetics and ADHD, specifically, Epigenetic differences in children with emotional dysregulation/disruptive behavior/conduct disorders.

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Post-Master’s Nursing Practitioner-Alverno CollegeMSN-ChamberlainBSN-Alverno College

Practice experience and interests:

Jennifer is currently a Emergency Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner working in an stand alone Psychiatric Emergency Department in Milwaukee, WI (MHEC).