UT Tyler

Nursing

Jenifer Chilton, PhD, RN

Jenifer Chilton

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Nursing
Building: BRB 2220
Email: jchilton@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.5874

Degrees

  • The University of Texas at Tyler - Tyler, Texas    2012    Ph.D.
  • The University of Texas at Tyler - Tyler, Texas    2008    M.S.N.
  • The University of Kansas - Kansas City, Kansas    1991    B.S.N.
  • The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, Texas    1987    B.S.E
  • Kilgore Junior College - Kilgore, Texas    1985    A.A.
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Biography


Publications (Refereed) 

  • Chilton, J., Gosselin, K., & Haas, B.K. (in press). Development of the Self-Rated Abilities for Health Practices - Adolescent Version: A Self-Efficacy Measure. Journal of Nursing Measurement. (50% - conceptualized idea, organized team, wrote literature review, discussion, and nursing implications, wrote and managed editor table, edited final draft)
  • Gipson, C., Chilton, J., Alfred, D., & Haas, B.K. (in review). Development of the Self-Efficacy for Sleep Hygiene Inventory. Journal of Nursing Measurement. (25% - heavy edits of ROL specifically, attended work sessions)
  • Gipson, C., Chilton, J., Dickerson, S., Alfred, D., & Haas, B.K. (in review). Effects of a Sleep Hygiene Text-Message Intervention on Sleep in College Students. Journal of American College Health. (20% - heavy edits, ROL, discussion, and attended work sessions)
  • Page, R., Chilton, J., Matthews, D., Montalvo-Liendo, N., & De Los Ange, N. (2017) Empowerment in Latina Immigrant Women Recovering from Interpersonal Violence: A Concept Analysis. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. (50% - conceptualized idea, provided structure, developed Memorandum of Understanding, wrote uses and definitions, defining attributes, and empirical referents)
  • Chilton, J. & Alfred, D. (2016). An Evidence-Based Educational Intervention to Improve Personal Emergency Preparedness of Nursing Students. Nurse Educator. DOI: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000341 (75% - conceptualized idea, designed experiment, literature review, discussion, edited final draft)
  • Alfred, D., Chilton, J., Connor, D., Deal, B.J., Fountain, R. A., Hensarling, J., & Klotz, L. K. (2016). Preparing for Disasters: Education & Management Strategies Explored. Nurse Education in Practice, 1-8. DOI:10.1016/j.nepr.2014.08.001 (25% - background, literature review, discussion)
  • Chilton, J., Alfred, D., & McNeill, C. (2016). Survey of Nursing Students’ Knowledge of Ebola Virus Disease and Perception of their Duty to Treat. Journal of Professional Nursing. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2016.05.004(50% - idea, literature review, discussion, implementation, edited final draft)
  • Chilton, J. (2015). Transformation from Within: A Concept Analysis of Epiphany. Creative Nursing: A Journal of Values, Issues, Experience, and Collaboration, 21(1), 15-20.
  • Hensarling, J., Connor, D., Chilton, J., Fountain, R., Deal, B. J., Klotz, L., & Alfred, D. (2014). Part II: Collaborative Learning in Community Health Nursing for Emergency Preparedness. Nurse Education in Practice. (25% - idea, literature review, edited final draft)
  • Fountain, R., Chilton, J., Deal, B. J., Connor, D., Hensarling, J., Klotz, L., & Alfred, D. (2014). Part I: An Educational Journey toward Disaster Nursing Competencies: A Curriculum in Action. Nurse Education in Practice. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2014.08.001 (25% - literature review, edited final draft)
  • Chilton, J. M., Haas, B.K., & Gosselin, K. P. (2014). The Effect of a Wellness Program on Adolescent Females. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 36(5), 581-598. DOI: 10.1177/0193945913508844(70% - wrote entire first draft, with exception of the statistics section)
  • Chilton, J.M. (2012). Shame: A Multidisciplinary Concept Analysis. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 1(16), 4-8.
  • Deal, B., Alfred, D., Ford, T., Fountain, R., & Chilton, J. (2010). Educational Opportunities: A Nursing School Model for Medical Special-Needs Sheltering. Nursing Educator, 35(3), 122-126. (10% - edited, part of the creative process)

Presentations (peer reviewed)

  • February, 2017 - “Using Simulation to Teach Ethical Research Practices” Chilton, J.M, Clayton, M., & Haas, B.K., Southern Nursing Research Society, 31st Annual Conference, Dallas, TX
  • June, 2016 - “Effects of a Sleep Hygiene Text-Message intervention on Sleep in College Students” (poster), Gipson, C., Haas, B.K., Alfred, D., Chilton, J.M., & Dickerson, S., SLEEP: American Academy of Sleep Medicine & Sleep Research, Society 30th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
  • June, 2016 - “Development of the Self-Efficacy for Sleep Hygiene Inventory” (poster), Gipson, C., Haas, B.K., Alfred, D., & Chilton, J.M., SLEEP: American Academy of Sleep Medicine & Sleep Research, Society 30th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
  • April, 2016 - “Survey of Nursing Students’ Knowledge of Ebola Virus Disease and Perceptions of their Duty to Treat” (poster)
  • Chilton, J., Alfred, D., & McNeill, C., ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, Nashville, TN
  • April, 2016 - “An Educational Intervention to Improve Personal Emergency Preparedness of Student Nurses” (poster), Chilton, J., ATI National Nurse Educator Summit, Nashville, TN
  • February, 2016 - “Survey of Nursing Students’ Knowledge of Ebola Virus Disease and Perceptions of their Duty to Treat” (poster), Chilton, J., Alfred, D., & McNeill, C., Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Williamsburg, VA
  • April, 2015 - “The Affordable Care Act and Student Perceptions” (poster), Chilton, J., Greer, D.B., Hermanns, M.L., & Marzilli, C., University of Texas at Tyler Faculty Awards, Tyler, TX
  • November, 2013 - “Just in Time Training: A Multi-Site Pilot Study for BSN Students” (poster), Deal, B.J., Chilton, J., Kessler, K., & Fountain, R.A., Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN
  • March, 2013 - “Effect of the Total Girl Wellness Program on Wellness Behaviors in Adolescent Females”, Chilton, J., Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Little Rock, AR
  • October, 2011 - “Shame and Its Impact on Adolescent Female Wellness” (poster), Sigma Theta Tau International 41st Biennial Convention, Austin, TX
  • February, 2010 - “Epiphanies and Wellness: The Lived Experience” (poster), Chilton, J., Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Austin, TX
  • November, 2009 - “Wellness Awareness Programs”, Chilton, J., Staying Alive: Building Better Communities Region 5 Health District Meeting, Tyler, TX

 Grants

  • “Development of the Adolescent and Young Adult Wellness Instrument (AYAWS)” (2016 - 2017). Dr. Jenifer Chilton (PI). Institute for Integrated Health, $3,400.00.
  • “The Total Girl Wellness Program for Adolescent Females Living on the Border between Texas and Mexico” (2015 - 2016). Dr. Jenifer Chilton (PI). Institute for Integrated Health, $2,500.00.



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