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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing
 

Jennifer Dailey-Vail, RN, WHNP-BC, MS

Instructor, Nurse Practitioner


jennifer.dailey-vail@ucdenver.edu

Ms. Vail is faculty in the College of Nursing, Clinical Resource Center, Division of Women and Child Services at the University of Colorado. She is also an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Global Health at the University of Colorado. Ms. Vail works as both an educator and also maintains a clinical practice at Sheridan Health Services.

Additionally, Ms. Vail works as a national health care consultant for outpatient women’s health Family Planning clinics. Her areas of expertise include decreasing clinic chaos, improving operations and promoting patient centered care through the use of open access scheduling, clinic redesign and provider efficiency. The ultimate goal of all interventions is to increase patient access to low cost, reliable contraceptive methods.

Ms. Vail grew up in the Texas/Mexico border area called the Rio Grand Valley. She has always been attracted to Latin America, especially Mexico.

She has worked in a variety of international nursing roles in Peru, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and multiple areas in Mexico. Ms. Vail received her BSN from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and her MS from Boston College in Massachusetts. She plans to pursue her DNP, focusing on public health.

Degree Awarding Institution Field of Study Graduation Date
Certificate University of Colorado
Aurora, CO
Post Master’s Certificate Program
Women’s Health
2011
Certificate Planned Parenthood of
the Rocky Mountains
Denver, CO
Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner 1995
MS Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA Maternal Child Nursing
Pediatric Focus
1991
BS Stephen F. Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX Nursing 1986
Title Organization Year
Mini Residency Recipient United States Public
Health Service

1994 & 1995

Federal Loan Repayment Program United States Public
Health Service
1993
Nursing Foundation Scholarship Recipient Massachusetts 1990
National Honor Society Alpha Chi 1986
National Honor Society Phi Eta Sigma 1986
  • Ms Vail is the only WHNP-BC provider at Sheridan Health Services, which is a nurse-managed center funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professions. She provides primary health care services to women of all ages, including physical assessments, immunizations, minor acute care, management of stable chronic disease conditions, prenatal care, and referrals for complex and emergent care.