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Jennifer Milesky, DNP, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor
Jennifer Milesky
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Adult Health
  • Cardiovascular
  • Chronic Care
  • Diversity
  • Education
  • Emergency
  • End of Life
  • Leadership/Organizational Culture
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary
  • Resuscitation Training
  • Safety
  • Trauma
  • Workforce Development
  • Workplace Health


Jennifer Milesky is a registered nurse and nurse educator with two decades of bedside experience. Dr. Milesky’s clinical expertise includes adult critical care, trauma, and nursing professional development, which was pivotal to her role in supporting non-ICU nurses transitioning to the ICU environment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her work now focuses on supporting nursing students and novice nurses entering the ICU environment amid unprecedented practice and operational challenges. Dr. Milesky’s research interests include quality of life of the intensive care patient and the prevention and treatment of post-intensive care syndrome. She brings this passion to her teaching in the Master’s (Entry into Nursing) program, where she emphasizes personalized, holistic care of each patient. Dr. Milesky holds national certifications in adult critical care nursing, nursing education, and nursing professional development. This expertise allows her to understand multiple perspectives while working to narrow the gap between education and practice.

Additional Resources

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  • Videos
  • Publications/Research

    Milesky J (2020). Lessons Learned After Six Months at War with COVID-19 (editorial). Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, 25(5), 174-76. DOI: 10.1177/2516043520957565

    Milesky JL, Shelton BK, & Baptiste D (2017). An observational study of patient handover communications among nurses on an oncology critical care unit. Contemporary Nurse. 1-11. DOI: 10.1080/10376178.2017.1416306.

    Milesky J, Baptiste D, Foronda C, Dupler A, & Belcher A (2015). Promoting a culture of civility in nursing education and practice. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(8), 90-94. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v5n8p90

  • Awards/Honors

    2023   Society of Critical Care Medicine Baltimore Chapter Research Award, second place

    2022   Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award

    2022   American Association of Critical Care Nurses Circle of Excellence Award for Excellence in Chapter Educational Programming (Chesapeake Bay Chapter)

    2021   Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Linda Davies Versic Faculty Award, Evening with the Stars

    2020   Maryland Higher Education Commission, New Nurse Faculty Fellowship, $50,000

    2013-2015   Jonas Center Scholar, Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

    2013-2015   Maryland Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship recipient

    2013   Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society induction