Faculty Profile

Jill Garner

Assistant Professor



Jill Garner graduated from Marion College in 1981 with a bachelor's degree in nursing. After graduation, she moved from her hometown of Fairmount, Indiana, to Chicago and Milwaukee where she worked as a medical-surgical nurse and an operating room nurse. After moving to Marion, Indiana in 1995, she began teaching at IWU. Courses she currently teaches include Foundations of Nursing, Principles of Interventions, and Mental Health Nursing.  Jill has led several transcultural trips with students to Shenyang Medical College SON (China), Grenada, The Dominican Republic, and Louisville, Kentucky.

  • The use of simulation in nursing education
  • Quality and Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) - QSEN Institute Scholarship recipient; QSEN Overview presentation given at the 2012 Innovations in Nursing Education Conference.
  • Transcultural Nursing - China and Grenada: IWU SON Practicum leader

Ball State University, 2009


Indiana Wesleyan University, 1981