Jenna McDonald, MSN, RN, CPNP

Instructor of Nursing 
JSU South Complex, Office 205

Jenna McDonald is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and started at JSU in 2019. She attended UAB for her undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing. Jenna has experience in primary care pediatrics and in the emergency department at Children's of Alabama. She has a passion for pediatrics and continues to work as a nurse practitioner in a local pediatrician's office.

Jenna McDonald

Courses Taught

  • Nursing Care for Children and Families
  • Ethics in Nursing
  • Nursing Research & Outcomes

Academic/Research Interests

  • Pediatric safety and injury prevention, childhood obesity, congenital cardiac defects, lactation education, SIDS prevention
  • Involvement with Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind


  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, BSN, 2007
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, MSN, 2010