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Family Nurse Practitioner, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Specialty Areas

Chronic Kidney Disease patient education and disease management, Pre-Transplant education and evaluation at outreach kidney transplant clinics

Education and Experience

1982: BSN with Honors, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; 1988: MSN, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; 2008: Post-Master’s Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; 1982-1990: Staff Nurse/Nurse Education Clinician, Nephrology & General Medicine, NC Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC; 1989-1998: Staff Nurse, General Surgery, Durham Regional Hospital, Durham, NC; 1988-2008: Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Instructor, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; 2009-2010: Nurse Practitioner, Hematology Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC; November 2010 to present: Nurse Practitioner, UNC Kidney Center.

Clinical Interests

Jenny Hawley serves to provide patient education and disease management for persons with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) in the outpatient clinic setting and through a collaborative research project. She is also involved in pre-transplant patient education and evaluation at UNC’s outreach kidney transplant clinics.