Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Judith A. Jennrich, PhD, RN, APN

Title/s: Associate Professor
Director of the Acute Care Programs

Office #: Building 125, Room 4542, HSD

Phone: 708.216.3813

E-mail: jjennri@luc.edu


PhD Loyola University Chicago, School of Education 1992
MSN Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing 1976
BSN University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, College of Nursing 1973
Dipl Mt Sinai IJ Goldberg School of Nursing, Chicago 1971

Research Interests

International Nursing
Advanced Practice Nursing Roles
Critical Care Topics

Dr Jennrich is interested in international nursing education, pain and alternative methods of healing and comfort.  She enjoys encouraging and facilitating students in their own research and publishing endeavors.


Dr. Jennrich is the director of the acute care NP and CNS program and teaches at the master’s level.  She is the director of the first Asian cohort in the MSN program geared towards teaching nursing.  She also teaches the APN role course to all clinical students.  Annually she teaches a course on International Nursing for students electing to experiencing primary care nursing in Belize.


Dr. Jennrich is the advisor for the Graduate Student Nurses Association group and serves on the Masters and DNP Committee.  She accompanies both nursing students and medical students on immersion service trips to Belize.