Jill Valde, PhD, RN

Associate Professor Emeritus

Jill Gaffney Valde is an Associate Professor (clinical) at the College of Nursing. Her BSN is from the University of Iowa as is her Master's in Nursing. Her areas of emphasis for her Master's in Nursing were Community Health/Mental Health. Her PhD is in Sociology from Iowa State University. Her dissertation was on stigma towards the use of mental health services. Her nursing practice has included acute care, and hospital administration. She is currently the faculty designee for the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics UHC/AACN accredited nurse residency program and has participated in curriculum revisions for the national UHC/AACN Nurse Residency program.

    Research areas
    • Leadership
    • Quality and Safety - QSEN
    • Nurse Residency Programs
    • Interprofessional education
    Jill Valde
    PhD in Sociology, Iowa State University
    MA in Nursing, University of Iowa
    BSN, University of Iowa