Dean Jackie Dunbar-Jacob Joins JHF as a Medical Advisor
Jackie Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN, had joined the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Health Careers Futures as a medical advisor to support the Revisiting the Teaching Nursing Home initiative and women's aging projects.
Dr. Dunbar-Jacob is a current member of the Health Careers Futures (HCF) Board, a past Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) board member, and a friend of the Foundation.
Recently retired, she served for 35 years at the University of Pittsburgh as a faculty member, 21 of those as dean of the university's School of Nursing. She has worked as a staff nurse, unit manager, nursing director, and has taught nursing at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Most recently, she has also served as the Distinguished Service Professor of Nursing, an emeritus member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and an advisory professor to Fudan University in Shanghai, China. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Behavioral Medicine, the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research, and the American Heart Association.