Dr. Jennifer Hensley, EdD, MSN, RN, CNM, WHNP-BC, LCCE

Clinical Professor and DNP-NM Specialty Track Coordinator

Post-Master’s Sleep and Sleep Disorders University of Massachusetts Lowell
Post-Master’s WHNP University of Colorado
EdD  University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
MSN University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
BSN  Biola University, La Mirada, CA
ADN  El Camino College, Torrance, CA

Contact Info:
Email: Jennifer_Hensley@baylor.edu
Phone: 720-971-1526 (cell)

Work and Education
Dr. Hensley serves as the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing Clinical Professor and Coordinator of the Nurse-Midwifery Program Track in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Dr. Hensley joined Baylor University with 42 years of nursing and nurse-midwifery experience, and scholarship in the area of sleep disorders affecting women. In addition to extensive practice, she has taught previously with UT Austin, Vanderbilt, University of Colorado and Montana State University. She currently practices as a nurse-midwife with Renaissance Women’s Group of Austin, but has retired from assisting women during childbirth. She has been an actively involved member of American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) and the Restless Less Syndrome Foundation for many years.

In addition to her responsibilities, she is an active member in professional organizations such as: ACNM, ACNM Texas Affiliate, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Nurse Practitioners for Women’s Health, Association for Women’s Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nursing and the RLS Foundation of the U.S., as well as the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group.

Awards & Honors
Throughout her career, Dr. Hensley has received awards and honors. Some of her highlights include: 2016 the Sara K. Archer Faculty Award from Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing and 2015 the ACNM Foundation “Excellence in Teaching” Award. In 2012 her article on choriocarcinoma was voted best clinical article of the year in Maternal Child Nursing.