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Dr. Lori Jaggers Alexander, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Dr. Lori Jaggers Alexander, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
- Pedagogical Associate Professor


Dr. Alexander, Associate Professor of Nursing, joined Western Kentucky University School of Nursing in 2009. She currently teaches Nursing Leadership, Management and Professional Issues, Maternal Child Nursing, and Maternal Child Nursing clinical. Prior to teaching, Dr. Alexander worked as a registered nurse in ambulatory surgery, newborn nursery, emergency, and medical-surgical nursing. Dr. Alexander currently works as an FNP part-time in the community.


  • DNP, Western Kentucky University
  • FNP, Western Kentucky University
  • MSN, Western Kentucky University
  • BSN, Western Kentucky University
  • ASN, Western Kentucky University


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board, Family Nurse Practitioner

Academic Interests

  • Leadership and Management
  • Professional Issues
  • Community Health
  • Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Midwifes
  • Sigma Theta Tau, Kappa Theta Chapter
  • American Nurses Association, Kentucky Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Kentucky League for Nursing
  • Medical Reserve Corps


  • ·         She has published in the following peer reviewed journals: the Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, International Journal of Faith Community Nursing, Journal of Nursing Education, International Journal of Nursing and Health Care, and the Madridge Journal of Nursing
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