Jennifer O’Dell, ACNP-BC
ACNP-BC Nurse Practitioner Vascular and Wound Care Specialist
Jennifer “JP” O’Dell is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who was born and raised in Columbia, Tennessee before moving to Memphis to attend The University of Memphis. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Memphis Loewenberg School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and then spent 5 years practicing in the Intensive Care Unit at The Regional One Health Medical Center, affectionately known as “The Med.” During her time at The Med, she developed and lead the Rapid Response Team and successfully reduced the number of in hospital code blue situations.
JP graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing at the top of her class in 2006 with a Master of Science in Nursing. Her specialty area of focus was Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Specialist. JP is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner who also serves as a preceptor for Acute Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner students in the UTHSC program.
JP joins our practice with 15 years of extensive vascular experience, having practiced in an open vascular surgery and endovascular surgery academic practice with UTHSC for the last 15 years. She has treated arterial disease, venous disease, lymph disorders, end stage renal disease, traumatic vascular injuries, cerebrovascular disease and congenital vascular anomalies. Possessing comprehensive wound care knowledge and experience, JP has treated complex arterial, venous, diabetic, surgical and pressure related wounds for the last 15 years. JP cares deeply about delivering excellent patient care and working hard to salvage limbs and improve a patient’s quality of life. She takes time to listen to her patients and her patients consistently rank her in the 99th percentile on patient satisfaction surveys.
JP is married with three children and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. When she is not chauffeuring her kids around town she loves to exercise. In her spare time you can find her at her at a baseball game cheering on her son, or making jewelry with her girls.