Jessica McMillan RN, MSN, is a recent graduate of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN). She will begin her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from VUSN in the Fall of 2016, where she will be focusing on creating a provider toolkit to assist with delivering culturally sensitive care to African-American clients in the community mental health setting. McMillan will also be working part-time as a PMHNP serving underserved communities.
She is a published author with a background in investigating the adverse effects of peer victimization in children. She served as the President of the Black Student Nurses Organization at VUSN and a Student Advisor for the Diversity Advisory Board for the Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Vanderbilt University. McMillan is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and the American Nurses Association. McMillan is also a graduate of the Minority Fellowship Program-Youth.