Jill Dapremont, EdD, RN, CNE

Family, Community, and Health Systems Science Division Director | Professor

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Jill Dapremont

About Jill Dapremont

Dr. Jill Augustus Dapremont is a Professor and the Division Director for Family, Community, and Health System Science (FCHSS). Dr. Dapremont obtained her EdD in Education from Argosy University and is a certified nurse educator (CNE). She has 29 years in higher education and 21 years in psych mental health clinical practice. Dr. Dapremont received a Master of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing Education/Psychiatric Mental Health /Geriatrics from Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSUHSC), New Orleans, Louisiana, and a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Dillard University in New Orleans.

Dr. Dapremont has served in multiple leadership positions in higher education, including, Past President of University of Memphis Faculty Senate (2021-2022), Past-President of Sigma, Beta Theta At-Large, the International Nursing Honor Society, Board of Directors for TNA, and Treasurer for Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA). She has extensive service to the Loewenberg College of Nursing and University of Memphis.

Dr. Dapremont is the Inaugural Division Director for Family, Community, and Health System Science (FCHSS). The FCHSS comprises a range of specialty areas aligned to foster a dynamic and collaborative environment that promotes teaching, research, and service excellence. Under the leadership of Dr. Jill Dapremont, Division Director, faculty members within this department share common teaching, clinical, and research interests.

  • EdD: Argosy University
  • MSN: Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSUHSC)
  • BSN: Dillard University

  • Mental health
  • Nursing education
  • Underserved populations

  • Tennessee Nursing Association District 1 
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma International Beta Theta at Large
  • Southern Nursing Research Society

  • 2022: Selected as a Dillard University (DU) 80th Nursing Great
  • 2021-2022: President Faculty Senate, University of Memphis
  • 2020: Nominated for the “2020 NLN Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education
  • 2017: The New Tri-State Defender, Women of Excellence recipient
  • 2017: Chapter Key Awarded

  • White-Means, S., Dapremont, J., Davis, B. D., & Thompson, T. (2020). Who Can Help Us on This Journey? African American Woman with Breast Cancer: Living in a City with Extreme Health Disparities. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). (17)4, 1126; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17041126
  • Lee, S. & Dapremont, J. (2020). Prior Learning Assessment in Nursing: An Accelerated Pathway to Degree Completion. Nursing Education Perspectives, 41(3), 180-182, doi.:10.1097/01. NEP.0000000000000501
  • White-Means, S., Dapremont, J., Muriel, R., Davis, B, & Stoddard, O. (2017). Breast cancer mortality disparities: Providers’ perspective. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 7(6).
    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v7n6p46. ISSN 1925-4040 (Print), ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)
  • White-Means, S., Muriel, R., Dapremont, J., Barbara Davis, & Judy Martin, (2015). African American Women: Surviving Breast Cancer Mortality against the Highest Odds. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, doi:10.3390/ijerph120x0000x
  • Dapremont, J. (2014) Black Nursing Students: Strategies for Academic Success. Nursing Education Perspectives, on-line. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5480/11-563.1
  • Dapremont, J., Lee, S. (2013). Partnering To Educate: Dedicated Education Units. Nurse Education in Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2013.02.015
  • Dapremont, J. (2013). A Review of Minority Recruitment and Retention Models Implemented in Undergraduate Nursing Programs. The Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, (3)1, 112-119
  • Lee, S. & Dapremont, J. (2012). Engaging Nursing Students Through Integration of the Audience Response System. Nursing Education Perspectives. (33)1, 55-57
  • Lee, S. & Dapremont, J., & Sasser, J. (2011). Nursing Students’ Perception of Class Size and Its Impact on Test Performance: A Pilot Study. The Journal of Nursing Education. (50)12, 715-718
  • Dapremont, J. (2011). Success in nursing school: Black nursing students’ perception of peers, family, and faculty. The Journal of Nursing Education. (50)5, 254-260

  • Dapremont, J (PI). Policy Pathways to Equity in Racially Segregated Areas with Concentrated Poverty. National Institute of Health
    (NIH) R01, proposal 3 years (2022-2026) in review.