University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jennifer Cera, DNP, APRN-NP, WHNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor, UNMC College of Nursing


Jennifer Cera, DNP, APRN-NP, WHNP-BC
Dr. Cera is a clinical associate professor and an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Clarkson College, a Master’s degree as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from UNMC College of Nursing in 2004 and her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at UNMC College of Nursing in 2017. Dr. Cera’s clinical focus is on Women’s Health and she specializes in Urogynecology and the prevention and health promotion of pelvic floor disorders.
  • 1992, BSN, Clarkson College
  • 2004, MSN, UNMC
  • 2017, DNP, UNMC
Research Interests
  • Urogynecology and the prevention and treatment of pelvic floor disorders
  • Home Pelvic Floor Stimulation versus Office-Assisted Biofeedback and Electrical Stimulation
  • Associated Risks for Postpartum Urinary Incontinence
  • Dose Escalation Study with Tolterodine in Patients with Overactive Bladder
Grant Support
  • July 2023-June 2024 Source: Research Pilot Award, Award Amount: $25,000, Role: Cera, J (P.I.)
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner at the Olson Center for Women's Health, Nebraska Medicine.
  • Provides ongoing management of pelvic floor disorders with rehabilitation to include office biofeedback and electrical stimulation, pessary care, medications, sacral nerve neuromodulation programming and recurrent urinary tract infections.
  • Performs and interprets multi-channel urodynamic investigations.
  • Society of Urologic Nurses & Associates - Leader, Advanced Practice Special Interest Group.
  • American Urogynecologic Society - Member.
  • Fostering the Future - Faculty Advisor, Community Engagement Committee.
  • College of Nursing Faculty Practice Committee - Board Member.
  • NE Medicine Nursing Executive Council - Board Member.