Associate Professor, Interim FNP Concentration Coordinator
Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies
Memphis, TN 38163
Jacqueline Lee Rosenjack Burchum, DNSc, FNP-BC, CNE joined the UT College on Nursing in July 2005. She holds national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE). She received her BSN degree at Union University in Jackson TN and earned the Master of Science in nursing (1996) and Doctor in Nursing Science (2002) degrees from UT Health Science Center, Memphis, TN.
As an educator, Dr. Burchum teaches online as distance faculty for The University of Tennessee. She is a two-time recipient of the UTHSC Student Government Associationís Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition to local and national presentations on effective and innovative teaching and publications in various nursing journals, Dr. Burchum has authored a number of chapters in various pharmacology, primary care, gerontology, and critical care nursing textbooks. She also co-developed an online course in nursing issues and trends for Elsevier publishing. Dr. Burchum is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Education and JOLT: the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, and for Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Societyís Distance Learning Committee online case studies. She has also served as a National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) Item Writer and Expert Network Panel consultant and currently serves as an onsite evaluator of nursing programs for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
As a nurse practitioner and researcher, Dr. Burchumís work has centered on addressing the needs of vulnerable populations with a special focus on immigrant and refugee populations. She is a current and active member of the Tennessee Immigrant Rights Coalition, the Migrant Clinicians Network, and the International Transcultural Nursing Society, where she serves as peer reviewer for the Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Dr. Burchum is a National Health Service Corps Ambassador. In this role she links students and providers with opportunities to provide primary health care in communities with limited access to care. Dr. Burchum has presented on cultural needs of special populations at local, national, and international conferences. Her conceptual analysis, Cultural Competence: An Evolutionary Perspective, has been widely referenced, nationally and internationally, by healthcare professionals, educational institutions, and governmental agencies.
Dr. Burchumís teaching responsibilities include Pharmacology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Family Nursing I, and Advanced Family Nursing II. She has also taught Health of Populations and selected components of Gerontology Nursing and Physical Diagnosis. She is a member of the Tennessee/American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau.