Chatham University

Nursing Faculty and Staff

Jennifer J. Wasco, DNP, RN

Jennifer J. Wasco, DNP, RN
Practice Experience Coordinator, MSN & DNP Programs; Adjunct Faculty
Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 2013

Academic Areas of Interest

Process Improvement, Project Management, Patient Experience, Patient Empowerment, Patient Satisfaction, Employee Satisfaction, Clinical Coordination, Educational Affiliation Agreements, Preceptor Engagement, Service Excellence, Innovative Healthcare Technology, CE Program Development, Conference Planning, Deployment of Healthcare Solutions, Health Literacy


Jennifer J. Wasco is the practice experience coordinator for the MSN and DNP programs at Chatham University. She is a doctorally-prepared registered nurse with over 23 years of experience. Dr. Wasco has practiced in various healthcare arenas including hematology/oncology, bone marrow transplant, medical device and IT sales, continuing nursing education, strategic planning and patient engagement. She is prepared in the areas of health literacy and communication, project management, and in the deployment of new healthcare technologies. Her experience and expertise result in improved service and quality, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes.


  • DNP, Nursing, Chatham University, 2015
  • MSN, Nursing, Waynesburg University, 2011
  • BSN, Nursing, Clarion University, 2004
  • Diploma, Nursing, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, 1993



  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, Registered Nurse