Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Jean Pelski joined the Department of Nursing at the University of Vermont in December 2018 as a clinical associate professor. She has an extensive undergraduate and graduate teaching portfolio and documented experience in mentoring DNP faculty and students for success. She completed the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) mentor/leadership fellowship in April 2019 with the goal to ensure a network of exemplary nurse practitioner faculty leaders.

Dr. Pelski has maintained an active clinical practice as an acute care neonatal nurse practitioner in the newborn intensive care unit at Baystate Children’s Hospital in Massachusetts since 1999 and serves as a clinical instructor for the Department of Pediatrics of Tufts University School of Medicine/Baystate since 2010. In addition, Dr. Pelski is a nurse practitioner faculty liaison to the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) of the University of Vermont, Larner College of Medicine, which is a population-based child and adolescent health services research and quality improvement program.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Established neonatal nurse practitioner with a commitment to professional practice by educating the next generation of advanced practice clinicians and exemplary nurse practitioner faculty leaders.


  • Ph.D., Nursing; University of Massachusetts
  • M.S., Nursing with neonatal concentration; University of Connecticut
  • B.S., Nursing; Our Lady of the Elms College


  • (413) 967-3277
Office Location:

210 Rowell Building