• Prior to pursuing nursing, Dr. Jordan was a Black Belt and Certified Instructor in Taekwondo and had a particular passion for teaching the Tiny Tigers, 4 – 6-year-olds. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management from UAB and served as the Director of Clinical Trials for a local dermatology practice. After deciding to pursue a career at the bedside, Dr. Jordan completed the Accelerated Masters in Nursing Pathway (AMNP) and earned a Master of Science in Nursing, with a concentration as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. He earned his PhD from the UAB SON in 2021 with a focus on pediatric brain injury.

    A three-time UAB graduate, Dr. Jordan has spent his career as a nurse, nurse practitioner, and research scientist caring for children and their families in intensive care as well as educating the future clinicians and leaders who will care for our country's children. His clinical and research areas of interest are in pediatric acute/critical care, specifically neurologic injuries. His predominant teaching responsibility is within the pediatric nurse practitioner track of the graduate clinical program. He also maintains a practice in the Pediatric ICU at Children’s of Alabama as a pediatric critical care nurse practitioner. He is active in many professional organizations including the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.
  • Research Overview

  • Dr. Jordan's research interests include pediatric acute & critical care, specifically improving the management of and patient outcomes after neurologic injury. After publishing his dissertation on the development of a novel biomarker, Dr. Jordan continues to conduct research on cerebrovascular changes after neurologic injury. This research has been focused on the non-invasive, inexpensive, and portable transcranial doppler ultrasound.

    Select Citations:
    Jordan, J, Ladores, S., Kong, M., Smith, T., Li, P., & Reuter-Rice, K. (2022). Association between Day-to-Day Pulsatility Index Change and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurotrauma Reports, 3(1), 369–376. https://doi.org/10.1089/neur.2022.0035

    Jordan, J. (2021). Implications of Day-To-Day Pulsatility Index Change and Corticosteroid Use in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury [Doctoral dissertation]. The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

    Jordan, J, & Reuter-Rice, K. (2020). Day-to-day change in pulsatility index describes anterior cerebral circulation disturbance and functional outcomes in pediatric traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Neuroscience Nursing : Journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, 52(5), 224–229. https://doi.org/10.1097/JNN.0000000000000533

    Jordan, J, & Ladores, S. (2018). Corticosteroids in severe traumatic brain injury in pediatrics: A review of literature. Journal of Nursing Practice Applications and Reviews of Research, 8(2), 35–41. https://doi.org/10.13178/jnparr.2018.0802.0806

    Jordan, J, Shirey, M., & Ladores, S. (2020). Corticosteroids in pediatric traumatic brain injury: A principle-based concept analysis. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 16(2), 105–110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2019.11.008
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Jordan is the Specialty Track Coordinator of the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track at the School of Nursing. In his teaching role, Dr. Jordan has overseen curriculum revisions and helped lead a team of faculty in the development of the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty track. In addition to his work on curriculum, Dr. Jordan has also developed innovative teaching strategies to enhance student uptake and retention.

    Select Citations:
    Smith, T. S., Jordan, J., & Li, P. (2022). Video-Based Interactive Clinical Simulation: Preparing Nurse Practitioner Students for Clinical. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2022.07.014

    Jordan, J. (2020). Neurocutaneous Disorders. In B. Bolick, K. Reuter-Rice, M. Madden, & P. Severin (Eds.), Pediatric acute care: A guide for interprofessional practice (2nd ed.). Elsevier.

    Jordan, Jeremy, & Smith, T. S. (2019). Simulating Multi-Audience Education: From Cradle to College. The Journal of Nursing Education, 58(7), 434. https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20190614-12

    Jordan, Jeremy, Gabel, R., Habovick, L., & Ladores, S. (2019). Oh No! It’s OI! Or Is It? Pediatric Nursing, 45(5), 258–259.

    Ladores, S., Bray, L. A., & Jordan, J. (2017). A Pre-Adolescent with Tibia Pain. Pediatric Nursing, 43(6), 303–304.
  • Full Name

  • Dr. Jeremy Jordan, PhD, CPNP-AC, CCRN, CNE