Jennifer Walter, MSN, APRN, CNP

Research Provider
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Post Master Nurse Practitioner diploma, Adult specialty,  University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2012
Master of Science in Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario Canada, 2006
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 2003
Nursing Diploma, John Abbott College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2001

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Jennifer Walter is an adult nurse practitioner with over 15 years of experience as an advanced practice nurse. She currently works  in the integrative health and wellbeing research program as a research provider. She started with the research program in 2018, and transitioned to a full time provider role in 2022. 

For the past 9 years, she has worked in internal medicine at M Health Fairview, providing outpatient primary care to individuals and families with acute and chronic illnesses. She has expertise in treating pain, mental health, and chemical dependency. During this time, she also worked as an on-call provider at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Plymouth, MN, providing medical stabilization and treatment of drug and alcohol withdrawal of young adults on the inpatient medical unit. 

Jennifer has worked in leadership and management roles as a clinical nurse specialist in the nursing directorate at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Canada. She has experience in both teaching and research. 

She is passionate about providing access to care to our underserved population, and treating co-occurring mental health and chemical addiction. 
Research Interests: 

Top three areas of expertise: 

Chronic illness 
Mental Health
Chemical addiction


Current Research Projects:

Spinal Manipulation and Patient Self-Management to Prevent Back Pain Chronicity -- PACBACK (4UG3AT008769, Bronfort) -- National Institutes of Health Center for Complementary & Integrative Health