Jennifer Flippo

DNP, APRN, CPNP, PMHS Clinical Assistant Professor

NUR 3.314

Pediatric Nursing Practice


Dr. Flippo is a pediatric nurse practitioner with two decades' experience in inpatient hospitalist care and outpatient primary care of children. She is a certified Primary Care Mental Health Specialist, managing children and adolescents in the community with a variety of behavioral and mental health needs.

Her educational background includes a degree in biology from Texas A&M University, a BS in Nursing from Texas Woman's University, and an MSN and DNP from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Flippo's doctoral project focused on improving lexicon of healthcare providers when discussing weight management with adolescents.

Dr. Flippo hosts a podcast focusing on child health called "Flip the Script: Conversations with the Doctor Nurse".  Outside of the healthcare world, her interests include Hazel - her 1970 Airstream trailer, Aggie football, and yoga.