Jean was born in Washington DC and graduated from high school in Elizabeth City, NC. She received her BSN from UNC Chapel Hill during the James Worthy era, received a Masters in Nursing Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago during the early Michael Jordan years and her Post Master’s Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner from UNC Chapel Hill when Marcus, Kennedy, Nate and Isaiah were still youngsters.
She has thirty years of experience as a nurse in critical care, emergency nursing, clinical management, school and public health. She has been at Campus Health since 2015.
Jean’s professional interests include adolescent health and the health needs of underserved populations. She and her husband Cary have three 19-year-olds currently out of the nest and attending area colleges. Jean is an avid if not fast runner and likes to spend any extra waking hours outdoors. And yes, she is a Tar Heel.