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Jeanette Porter

Jen Porter
Instructor
Health Services Administration, School of Business
UB Beacom Hall 320
Phone: 605-677-5692
Bio:
Jen Porter earned both her B.S. in Health Services Administration and her M.B.A. from The University of South Dakota. Her Doctor of Education in Leadership was completed at Creighton University in 2014. Jen has been teaching as an instructor or adjunct instructor since 2005, with primary teaching interests in long term care administration, human resources and public health. Jen has over twenty years of operations and human resources experience in long term care administration spanning the long term care continuum, including nursing home, assisted living, senior housing, home health and hospice services.
Teaching Interests:
Leadership, Gerontology, Long Term Care Management,Human Resources, and Public Health
Research Interests:
Leadership, aging issues as they relate to quality and access to health care for older persons, and workforce issues in long term care
Education:
  • EDD, Ed.D.c Leadership, Creighton University, 2014
  • MBA, Health Services Administration, University of South Dakota, 2004
  • BS, Health Services Administration, University of South Dakota, 1993
Grants:
  • Community based participatory research: Assessing general well-being of American Indian Older Adults in South Dakota , University of South Dakota, (2013 - 2014)
  • Mental health literacy among rural older adults, University of South Dakota, (2012 - 2013)
Publications:
  • Porter, J. A., Leading with Spirit Supervisory Series, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
  • Porter, J. A., Leading with Spirit Supervisory Series, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
  • Porter, J. A., Leading with Spirit Supervisory Series, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
  • Porter, J. A., (2004), Back to the Future Culture Change Series, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society.
Awards and Honors:
  • Institutional Priority, Beacom School of Business, 2014
Presentations:
  • Porter, J. A., Jordre, B. (2014, September). Virtual Dementia Tour. Presented at the SD Health Care Association Fall Convention, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Porter, J. A. (2014, May). Recent Research Findings of Rural Older Adults in South Dakota. Presented at the SD Advisory Council on Aging Meeting, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Porter, J. A. (2013, April). Elder Abuse: An Examination of Recent Research Findings. Presented at the South Dakota Health Care Association Annual Spring Institute, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Porter, J. A. (2010, May). Building Community Partnerships. Presented at the Greater Sioux Falls Coalition on Aging Spring Meeting, Sioux Falls, SD.
  • Porter, J. A. (2007, May). Starting a Home Health Agency. Presented at the IHCA Spring Conference, Des Moines, IA.