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  • Josie H. Bidwell, DNP, RN, APRN, FNP-C


    Assistant Professor of Nursing
    Director of Clinical Services, UNACARE





    • Phone: (601) 815-6520
    • Fax: (601) 984-6206
    • E-mail: jbidwell@umc.edu
    • Office: Jackson campus


    Josie Bidwell serves as an assistant professor at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing where she teaches health assessment, foundations of nursing, health promotion and child/adolescent health in the undergraduate program. She also serves as the junior class faculty advisor. She was a clinician in private practice specializing in both internal medicine and pediatrics with a focus on nutrition and diabetes management. She is currently practicing as a family nurse practitioner with University Nursing Associates, PLLC through the UMMC School of Nursing's school-based health centers and UNACARE Health Center.

    Additionally, she is pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Her main focus is improving health outcomes for the children of Mississippi through research, education and practice related to social determinants of health. Additionally, she enjoys speaking and writing on diabetes management and patient education.