Jessica Smith is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center. She received a PhD in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her BSN from Texas Christian University. She has had clinical experience in adult critical care, medical surgical, and psychiatric nursing. Her research interests include missed nursing care, nurse leadership, nurse staffing, peer-to-peer RN coworker incivility, collective efficacy, and the effects of nursing care on patient outcomes. 

Recent Publications

  1. Smith, J. G., Morin, K. H., & Lake, E. T. (2017). Association of the nurse work environment with nurse incivility in hospitals. Journal of Nursing Management. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12537
  2. Smith, J. G., Morin, K. H., Wallace, L. E., & Lake, E. T. (2017). Association of the nurse work environment, collective efficacy, and missed care. Western Journal of Nursing Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0193945917734159
  3. Lake, E. T., Staiger, D. O., Edwards, E., Smith, J. G., & Rogowski, J. (2017). Nursing care disparities in neonatal intensive care units. Health Services Research. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12762
  4. Smith, J. G., Rogowski, J. A., Schoenauer, K., & Lake, E. T. (2018). Infants in drug withdrawal: A national description of nurse workload, infant acuity, and parental needs. Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing, 32(1), 72-79. doi:10.1097/JPN.0000000000000309.