Jennie M. Wagner, EdD, RN, MBA, MSN, IBCLC

Assistant Professor
Online Learning, Women’s Health

jmwagner@email.unc.edu

919.966.0579

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 537

Jennie M. Wagner received her EdD in Adult and Higher Education from North Carolina State University in 2013 and also has earned a Master degree in Business Management.  In addition, she holds a Masters degree in Nursing Education from East Carolina University.  Currently, Jennie serves as a Program Options Leader for the RN to MSN Program and is the instructor for the statewide AHEC NC RN Refresher course. Practice Areas of expertise for Dr. Wagner include Maternal Newborn Nursing and Lactation.  Research areas of interest include Minority College students, College Student Retention, and Online Education.  Jennie is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.  Publications and presentations by Dr. Wagner reflect her practice and research areas of interest.

2015 & 2016   Graduate Student recipient of Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Award

2014-Present   Special Appointment to the Graduate Faculty

2013-Present   Appointed Provost Committee on Inclusion Excellence & Diversity (PCIED); Co-Chair Communications Committee

1983-Present   Sigma Theta Tau

Books and Chapters

Wagner, J.  (2016). Shifting family structure: Theoretical perspectives of worldwide population and family composition.  In P. Hershberger & E. Stevenson (Eds), Contemporary fertility and assisted reproductive technology (ART): Advancing global discussion in theory, practice polity & research (pp. 15-28).  New York, NY: Springer.

Wagner, J., Schuler, M.E. (Eds). (November, 2015). North Carolina RN Refresher Online Program Textbook Vol 1 & 2.  The Friday Center: Chapel Hill, NC.

Wagner, J., & Schuler, M.E. (November, 2015). Module 24: Clinical Nursing Skills.  In M.E. Schuler & J. Wagner.  (Eds.). North Carolina RN Refresher Online Program Textbook Vol 1 & 2. The Friday Center: Chapel Hill, NC. Approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, December 2015.

Wagner, J., & Schuler, M.E. (November, 2013). Module 24: Clinical Nursing Skills.  In G. Mazzocco, (Ed.), North Carolina RN Refresher Online Program, Vol 1-4.  The Friday Center: Chapel Hill, NC. Approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, November 2013.

Refereed Papers/Articles

Wagner, J.  (2015).  Hispanic minority college students at selective colleges: What matters with degree completion?  Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 1-32.

O’Neal, D., Zomorodi, M. & Wagner, J.  (2015).  Nursing education progression: associate degree nursing faculty perspective.  Nurse Educator, 40 

Wagner, J., Jenkins, B., & Smith, J. (2006). Nurses’ utilization of parent questionnaires for developmental screening.   Pediatric Nursing 32(5), 409-412.

Products of engaged scholarship

Wagner, J.  (2013, November).  Reflection to enhance communication with clients.  ILCA E-Globe Newsletter.

Henderson, S. & Wagner, J. (2013, March).  The role of the lactation educator.  ILCA E-Globe Newsletter.

Wagner, J., & Henderson, S.  (2012, April).  Teaching adults: Tips for better classes.  ILCA E-Globe Newsletter.

Refereed unpublished oral presentations and/or abstracts

Wagner, J. & Akroyd, D. (2015, February).  Factors that Impact Graduation Rates of Black Undergraduates at Selective Universities.  Paper presented at Eastern Educational Research Association, Sarasota, Florida.

Foster, B., Brown, C., Wagner, J., & O’Sullivan, R.  (2012, November).  Learning outcomes measurement in an RN to BSN program: Instrument development.  Paper presented at American Association of Colleges of Nursing, San Antonia, Texas.

Moore, T., Hoggan, C., Houde, J., & Wagner, J.  (2007, June).  Reviewing adult learning: A collaborative self-directed learning model for adult educators.  Paper presented at the Adult Education Research Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Moore, T., Houde, J., Wagner, J., & Hoggan, C.  (2006, September).  Collaborative self-directed learning.  Paper presented at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, Raleigh NC.

Invited presentations

Wagner, J & Schuler, M.  (2016, December).  Medical Surgical Nursing Review Course Online. Paper presented at Wharton School of Business, Reimagine Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Wagner, J., & Freeman, M. (2015, March).  Hispanic minority college students at selective colleges: What matters with degree completion?  Paper presented at NAPSA Conference, New Orleans.

Wagner, J.  (2012, March).  Factors predictive of 6-year college completion for minority undergraduates in selective universities.  Poster presented at NC State University, Leadership, Policy and Adult and Higher Education.

Sabornie, S., Schewie, S., Smith, J. & Wagner, J.  (2003, October).  Developmental screening for beginners.  Smart Start Wake County Partners meeting, Raleigh, NC.

Sabornie, S. & Wagner, J.  (2003, September).   Developmental screening update.  Presented to the N.C. association of Public Health Nurses, Greensboro, NC.

Wagner, J.  (2002, November).  The foundation of touchpoints training.  Presented to the NC East Coast Migrant Headstart meeting, Raleigh, NC.

Sabornie, S., Smith, J. & Wagner, J.  (2002, August).  Developmental and behavioral screening.  Presented to the Pediatric Ground Rounds, Rex Hospital, NC.

Sabornie, S., Schewie, S., Smith, J. & Wagner, J.  (2002, January).  Developmental screening overview.  Presented to the North Carolina Smart Start Partners meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Other

Wagner, J., Gage, C. Graham, P. (2017).  Co-instructor for the Student Nurse Preceptor course.  University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC.

Wagner, J., Gage, C. Williams, J. (2016).  Co-instructor for the Student Nurse Preceptor course.  University of North Carolina Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC.

Wagner, J.  (2010, May 13).  Participated in panel discussion at the Wake AHEC 19th Annual Lactation Consultant Comprehensive Update.

Wagner, J. (2009).  Pharmacology review.  Adapted for the online version of Medical-Surgical Nursing Review (2009).  May be retrieved from Friday Center Self-Paced Courses at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Retrieved from http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/_test/spcnursrtest/.

Wagner, J.  (2009).  Respiratory system: General principles and common disease conditions.  Adapted for the online version of Medical-Surgical Nursing Review (2009).  May be retrieved from Friday Center Self-Paced Courses at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Retrieved from http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/_test/spcnursrtest/.

Wagner, J.  (2009).  Oncology nursing.  Adapted for the online version of Medical-Surgical Nursing Review (2009).  May be retrieved from Friday Center Self-Paced Courses at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Retrieved from http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/_test/spcnursrtest/.

Wagner, J.  (2008, April).  Participated in panel discussion at the Wake AHEC 17th Annual Lactation Consultant Comprehensive Update.

Wagner, J.  (2007, May).   Facilitated small group training at the Wake AHEC 5th Annual Triangle Breastfeeding Alliance Conference.

Wagner, J.  (2007, April).  Participated in panel discussion at the Wake AHEC 16th Annual Lactation Consultant Comprehensive Update.