Clinical Assistant Professor

Janelle, a Massachusetts native, earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in 2014. Upon graduating, she worked for a year in early childhood special-education nursing in MA. In 2015, she accepted a position on the general surgical unit at the University of Vermont Medical Center. With a passion for education, she later began teaching clinicals for nursing students in a variety of clinical specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, and general surgery as she pursued her master’s degree in nursing education. Following her master’s graduation from Norwich University in 2020, she accepted a position at the University of Vermont. She is currently co-teaching courses in Gerontology and Introduction to Clinical Practice, and continues to serve as a clinical instructor.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2018 UVM Fraternity and Sorority Life - Anne Trask Forcier Advisor of the Year Award
  • 2017 UVM Fraternity and Sorority Life - Young Alumni of the Year Award

Associations and Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Medical-surgical nursing, gerontology, nursing education


  • M.S.N., Nursing Education; Norwich University
  • B.S., Nursing; University of Vermont


Office Location:

223 Rowell Building

Office Hours:

By Appointment

Courses Taught

  • Gerontology
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice