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Practice and Community Collaboration

Academic Clinicians and Practice Providers: Our Impact

Practice and Community Collaboration represents the following health care disciplines: 

    Primary Children’s CNS

    Academic Practice Partnership

    Four Corners, A/D Psychotherapy

    Zoe Robbins, DNP, PMHNP-BC
    Assistant Professor (Clinical), Director of PMHNP Clinical Practice
    Specialty: Addiction Medicine, Telemental Health Care

    Urban Indian Center

    Karen Dearing, PhD, PMHNP

    Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS) 

    Valois Feneziani, PMHNP
    Specialty: Child, Adolescent, Community Mental Health

    Uintah Basin Medical Center

    Megan Hopkins, DNP, PMHNP-BC
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

    HMHI Farmington (HMHI)

    Utah Behavioral Health Innovation and Dissemination Center (BHIDC) 

    Liz Greene, DNP, PMHNP-BC
    Assistant Professor (Clinical)
    Specialty: Adolescent Mood Disorders, Nuerodevelopmental Disorders, Community Mental Health

    South Jordan Clinic (SJ Clinic)

    John Sensiba, DNP, PMH-NP

    Sheila Deyette, PhD, APRN, PMHCNS-BC
    Associate Professor (Clinical), Director of the DNP PMHNP Track
    Specialty: Psychodynamic and Existential Psychotherapy

    Sugar House Clinic (SH Clinic)

    Sara Webb, DNP, PMHNP-BC
    Assistant Professor (Clinical)
    Specialty: Peripartum Mood Disorders

    Caring Connections

    Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS)

    Tom Rowley, DNP, FNP-C, CCHP

    Assistant Professor (Clinical)

    Clinical Director
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Courtney Taylor, DNP, FNP
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    RedMed Employee Health Clinic

    Katie Davis, DNP, FNP-C

    Assistant Professor (Clinical)
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Carrie Huntsman Jones, FNP-BC
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Lyndsay Wixom DNP, FNP-BC
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Morgan West, MA
    Patient Services Coordinator

    Summit County Health Department

    Sara Simonsen, PhD, CNM, MSPH

    Associate Professor
    Certified Nurse Midwife

    Lyndsay Wixom DNP, FNP-BC
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Joshua Twitchell DNP, FNP
    Family Nurse Practitioner

    Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake (UICSL)

    Leslie Crandall, MSN, RN
    Nursing Care Manager

    Student Health Center (DFPM)

    Tek Kilgore, DNP, APRN
    Assistant Professor (Clinical)

    Suzanne Talken, DNP, FNP-C
    Family Nurse Practitioner
    Associate Professor (Clinical)

    South Main Clinic (DOP)

    Jessica Leavitt, DNP, FNP-BC
    Family Nurse Practitioner
    Assistant Professor (Clinical)

    Wasatch Canyons (DOP)



    Keisa Lynch , DNP, APRN, FNP
    Family Nurse Practitioner
    Associate Professor (Clinical)


    Behavioral Health Services

    The clinical behavioral health services offered by the College of Nursing provide counseling for individuals, families and groups. The psychotherapy is evidence-based and is conducted in a sensitive and confidential manner.

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    Caring Connections: A Hope and Comfort in Grief Program

    Caring Connections is a bereavement care program sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing. Our service mission includes care of grieving persons, education of health care students in the care of the bereaved and research in loss and grief.  We offer a variety of grief support groups through out the years that help individuals cope with different kinds of loss.  

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    Correctional Health Care

     Since 1998, Juvenile Justice and Youth Services (JJYS) of the State of Utah has contracted with the University of Utah College of Nursing (CON) to provide medical care for youth in statewide facilities. Our goal is to provide optimal care for the physical and mental well-being of incarcerated youth while educating future health care providers. We work in a holistic manner to address current and potential health problems for the youth under our care. The CON/JJYS nursing staff and faculty also serve as clinical mentors for registered nurse, nurse practitioner, and physician assistant students and medical school residents.

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    Con staff at JJYS

    Employee Health/Urgent Care

    RedMed, the University of Utah's employee health clinic, is located on the ground floor of the Union Building. Care at the clinic is be provided by College of Nursing faculty and staff. Nurse practitioners and nurses bring clinical expertise in individualized patient care, by assessing and treating work related injuries and other non-emergency medical conditions.

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    red med clinic

    Primary Care

    Primary Care offers a variety of health services through 11 practice sites along the Wasatch front and back:

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    Public Health

    College of Nursing faculty provide advanced practice nursing services at the Summit County Health Department in Park City where they serve patients who are underinsured or uninsured. They implement, coordinate, and deliver services to county residents in the areas of women’s health, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer screenings, family planning, patient education, immunizations, and other clinical services. Faculty see scheduled patients for primary care and acute illnesses in Park City and in rural Kamas and Coalville.

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    Meet the Associate Dean

    Jennifer Clifton, DNP, FNP-BC, CCHP-CP, CCHP-A, FAANP

    Professor (Clinical)
    Associate Dean of Practice and Community Collaboration
    (801) 581-5276

    Contact Us

    Matthew Horn
    Administrative Assistant 
    (801) 585-6835