University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jessica Miller, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, UNMC College of Nursing


Jessica (JJ) Miller, PhD, RN
Dr. Jessica (JJ) Miller is an assistant professor at the College of Nursing – Lincoln Division. Dr. Miller received her bachelors degree in nursing from UNMC – College of Nursing Northern Division in Norfolk, Nebraska. She graduated with her PhD in Nursing from UNMC CON in August 2021. She is working toward her Post Masters in adult gero primary care nurse practitioner to be awarded December 2021. Dr. Miller worked clinically at the Norfolk Veterans Home as a floor nurse and as a house supervisor. She also taught Certified Nurse Assistant, first aide and CPR courses as an adjunct faculty at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. She is building a program of research around self-management, multimorbidity, and rural adults.
  • 2015, BSN, UNMC
  • 2021, PhD, UNMC
Research Interests
  • Multimorbidity (Multiple Chronic Conditions)
  • Rural Health
  • Self-Management
  • Eisenhauer, C., Kupzyk, K., Silva, F., Yoder, A. Almeida, F., Johnson-Beller, R., Miller, J., & Hageman, P. (2021). Mobile Health Assisted Self-Monitoring is Feasible for Supporting Weight Loss in Rural Men: A Pragmatic Randomized Control Trial. BMC Public Health
  • Eisenhauer, C. M., Brito, F. A., Yoder, A. M., Kupzyk, K. A., Pullen, C. H., Salinas, K. E., Miller, J., & Hageman, P. A. (2020). Mobile technology intervention for weight loss in rural men: protocol for a pilot pragmatic randomised controlled trial. BMJ open, 10(4), e035089 doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-035089
  • Miller, J., Pozehl, B., Alonso, W., Schmaderer, M., & Eisenhauer, C. (2020). Intervention Components Targeting Self-Management in Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions: An Integrative Review. Western Journal of Nursing Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193945920902146
  • Connelly L, Kathol L, Miller J, & Stover, A. (2017). Achieving Outstanding Outcomes in Recruitment of High Schoolers to a High School Summer Camp: Structure and Process Considerations. J Nurs Patient Care 2:1. doi: 10.4172/2573-4571.1000111
  • Connelly, L., Kathol, L., Peterson Truksa, V., Miller, J., Stover, A. & Otto, Ellen L. (2019). The Academic Coach: A Program for Nursing Student Success. Journal of Nursing Education 58(11). Doi: 10.3928/01484834-20191021-09
  • MNRS
  • Rural Nurse Organization
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • American Nurses Association