Phone: 317.963.7614, 317.948.6584 Email: JDwyer@iuhealth.org
Jennifer Dwyer is an education specialist for central orientation programs, resource center and the Fairbanks simulation center at IU Health. Dwyer graduated from the University of Evansville with her BSN in 1979, and MSN in1984. She received her post graduate family nurse practitioner certificate from University of Indianapolis in 1998. She is certified in nursing professional development, neuroscience nursing and as a family nurse practitioner. Her clinical preparation is in critical care and family practice. Her functional role preparation is in education with roles as a CNS, School of Nursing faculty member and currently in professional staff development. She has been an employee of IU Health in education and staff development since 1988.
Dwyer began with the operations team, in 2006, that designed and executed the creation of the Interdisciplinary Simulation Center at IU Health. Dwyer received a two-year IU Health values grant for simulation involving interdisciplinary teams of health care providers in collaboration with the IUSN and IUSM for May 2008-May 2010. She has been a poster and podium presenter locally and nationally, at INACSL, NLN and the ANCC Magnet Conference on simulation methodologies and innovative interprofessional simulations.
Lesley Milgrom, RN, MSN, CNE is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Indiana University teaching in the undergraduate BSN program. She received a BA in Nursing from Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts and MSN from Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN. Her clinical background is in critical care and medical-surgical nursing.
Lesley’s experience with high-fidelity simulation began through the Sim Scholars Program at Indiana University School of Nursing in 2007. Subsequently, she has developed and implemented simulations in the undergraduate nursing program. She has reviewed and designed simulations for Laerdal SimMan, SimMan 3G, and SimJunior. She has coordinated the week-long SIM Institute at Indiana University School of Nursing. Presently, she is involved with interprofessional education and research in collaboration with the School of Medicine, integrating interprofessional simulations for nursing students, medical students, and emergency medicine residents into the clinical curriculum.
Dr. Clark is a certified family nurse practitioner, and teaches in both the adult and family NP programs along with facilitating undergraduate physical assessment labs. The majority of her practice years have been spent in rural underserved communities. She serves on the board of Indiana AHEC and is a member of CAPNI. Her academic interests include simulation utilization for both evaluation of student performance and education.