Jennifer Nill, DNP, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner
Jennifer Nill, DNP, FNP-BC is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and graduated with honors as the first Maui resident to earn a Doctorate in Nursing Practice through the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Dr. Jen Nill is specialized in Family Nursing Practice, with a focus on transcultural care for people of all ages in rural island populations. Dr. Jen also has additional education in breast cancer diagnosis, care, and management through the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the National Consortium of Breast Centers, as well as Integrative Care through the American Psychiatric Association, and certificates in psychopharmacology. She has taken coursework in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Beck Institute, Psychological First Aid from John Hopkins University, and is also certified as a Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. She’s currently enrolled in a post-doctoral program through National University to earn a degree in Psychiatric Mental Health.
In line with the concepts of Integrative Care, Dr. Jen promotes collaboration to achieve health and wellness. “I believe that we all can benefit from looking at ourselves and working with a healthcare professional to become a better version of ourselves. I see myself as one part of your team, with you [the patient] as the head of the team.”
She uses her education and experience to give back to the community of Maui as a Doctor of Nursing Practice in several ways: teaching evidence-based lifestyle interventions to cancer patients in a clinic, covering surgery call at the hospital, teaching medical assistants at the college, and medication management at Life Fitness Center.
Jen and her husband Will give back to the community by volunteering, especially at beach clean-ups, and spend summer Saturdays volunteering as officials at the canoe regattas. Jen has been a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters since 2010, and is passionate about children’s charities. She also loves spending time gardening, surfing tiny waves on her longboard or standup paddle board, running 5k’s with one of their two young children in the stroller, and riding her road bike.