Jennifer Viveiros


Jennifer Viveiros, PhD she/her

Associate Professor

College of Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult

Curriculum Vitae




Modular Unit #5 005


2015University of Massachusetts DartmouthPhD
2004University of Rhode IslandMSN
1996Georgetown UniversityBS


  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Genomics
  • Statistics





Explores complex political, institutional, social and economic forces impacting the higher education environment. Examines leadership challenges for nursing in higher education. Students analyze the research and scholarship of teaching exploring ways of integrating research to create innovation and change. Emphasis is on an integrated synthesis of the research on a selected issue in nursing education or area in the scholarship of teaching.


Online and Continuing Education Courses

Focus on exploring, organizing, and presenting quantitative data. Emphasis is on practical application of statistical methods for use in nursing practice. Topics include normal distributions, descriptive statistics and t-tests. Specific statistical models presented include analysis of variance (ANOVA), analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), repeated measures ANOVA, simple linear regression, and logistic regression. Students will utilize and interpret statistical computer software outputs and draw statistical conclusions based on the data.


Research interests

  • Cognitive function
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Non-direct teaching methods
  • Simulation-based interventions

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Dr. Viveiros has extensive experience teaching with high fidelity simulations. She has expertise in simulation design, the capabilities of our simulation center, and experience with simulation measurement tools/resources. She has worked with multi-disciplinary simulation research teams to promote safety in the healthcare setting.

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