JALIL JOHNSON BSN, MS, ANP-BC
Jalil Johnson holds a BSN from Middle Tennessee State University; MS from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester; and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Jalil’s research involves the intersection of T2 diabetes and Latino culture. Clinically, he works with underserved communities as an NP in a federally underserved community in Western Massachusetts.
He currently holds adjunct faculty positions at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Baypath University, and Elms College. Jalil strives hopes to improve the culture of nursing education. He has mentored many undergraduate & graduate students through their studies, as well as over the course of their careers.
Jalil is the National Director for the The Show Me Your Stethoscope Foundation (SMYS), a non profit organization with a social media following of approximately 680,000 nurses and allied health professionals. Jalil is instrumental in organizing and operationalizing the mission and goals at SMYS, which include but are not limited to philanthropy, nursing self-advocacy, and professional development. Jalil leads an all volunteer staff at SMYS, comprised of nurses from all around the United States serving in administrative roles, as regional directors, and state ambassadors. He is also the lead coordinator for the Nurses Take DC safe staffing movement and nationwide walk for patient safety events. Jalil’s colleagues know him as a facilitator, visionary and mentor.