Jessica (JJ) Miller, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor


University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
College of Nursing - Lincoln Division
550 N 19th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0620

Phone: 402-472-0032



  • 2015, BSN, UNMC
  • 2021, PhD, UNMC


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.


Research Interests

  • Multimorbidity (Multiple Chronic Conditions)
  • Rural Health
  • Self-Management
  • Interest 4


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.

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



Rural Nurse Organization

Sigma Theta Tau International

American Nurses Association