Jen earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree and also a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Utah. She is board certified in family practice with a certificate in teaching nursing.
Jen has an interest in social media; her doctoral project was entitled "Who Gives a Tweet? Assessing Patients' Interest in the Use of Social Media for Healthcare." She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the Utah Nurses Association.
Jen is married with four grown children and lives in Hurricane, Utah. Her hobbies include hiking, graphic design, and writing.