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  • Jean T. Walker, PhD, RN


    Professor of Nursing





    • Phone: (601) 984-6248
    • Fax: (601) 984-6206
    • E-mail: jwalker@umc.edu
    • Office: Jackson campus


    Dr. Jean Walker has over 36 years of nursing practice with clinical expertise in administration, psychiatric/mental health nursing and medical- surgical nursing. Her varied clinical background and higher education degree have provided her expertise in teaching and learning methodologies as well. She has taught in the undergraduate BSN, RN-BSN and Accelerated BSN programs and the graduate Nurse Educator track.

    She served as co-principle investigator and grant writer for a funded $750,000 HRSA grant for the development and implementation of a multigenerational, population-based Accelerated BSN program, utilizing a PBL methodology. She has conducted and published several research projects regarding generational differences in nursing education. She also developed the "Walker's Teaching Methods Instrument" research tool that is gaining national acclaim in nursing education.