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Faculty Profile

Emily Verone

Emily Verone, MSN, MS, CEN, RN

After graduating from University of Illinois in 2009 with her B.S., Emily Verone continued her education at Illinois as a graduate student in Community Health. During her master’s work, Verone taught several undergraduate Community Health classes and focused her graduate work on various food insecurities and rural health. After earning her Master’s degree in 2011, Verone went on to work as a Health Educator for Duval County Health Department in Jacksonville, Florida.

With a desire to gain clinical experience, she completed nursing school at Jacksonville University earning a B.S.N. and M.S.N. Her area of expertise is emergency and medical-surgical nursing and is a Certified Emergency Nurse through ANCC. With a desire to practice in underserved communities, Verone applied for and was selected as a Department of Health and Human Services Nurse Corp Participant from 2012-2015.  She has led several workgroups with a focus on improving patient care using evidenced based practice, advanced data collection methods, and electronic medical record tools. Other certifications include BLS, PALS, and ACLS.