Jessica McMillan

DNP, RN, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC , Doctoral (Alumni) Masters (Alumni)

Jessica McMillan, DNP, RN, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, graduated from the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) in 2016.  In 2017, she completed her DNP from Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN). Her scholarly project titled “Utilization of Psychiatric Healthcare Services in Clients Living with HIV”, sought to examine whether a risk predictive tool (RPT) could be utilized to predict psychiatric appointment non-adherence in an outpatient medical home.  Dr. McMillan is working part-time as a PMHNP serving underserved communities.

Dr. McMillan 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. Dr. McMillan is also a graduate of the Minority Fellowship Program-Youth.