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Jessica Lahr, MSN, RN

Adjunct Faculty




Interest and areas of expertise

Population health, Leadership and Management, Occupational Medicine, Case Management, and various topics in inpatient nursing


MSN (American Sentinel University)
BSN (Jacksonville University)
Diploma RN (Geisinger School of Nursing)

Classes I teach

NRSG 311 Health Assessment


Jessica Lahr started her nursing career in Pediatrics in 1993. She spent her earlier clinical career in Emergency nursing, Labor and Delivery, home health and hospice and Pediatrics. Later in her nursing career she focused on Case Management, Population Health, Leadership and Management and Occupational Health. She is currently a Population Health Manager for a large Healthcare system in Central PA.

Jessica initially graduated as an RN with a diploma in Nursing from Geisinger School of Nursing. She went on to complete her BSN online thru Jacksonville University in 2011. She later completed her MSN with a specialization in online education from American Sentinel University in 2014.

Jessica is a member of the American Case Management Association as well as the American Association of Occupation Health Nurses and is certified in Case Management and Occupational Health Nursing. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau.

Jessica and her husband Heath have 3 grown children and enjoy many outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.


Lahr, J., & Elliott, B. (2018). Evidence into practice: Perspectives from home care for guiding patients and families to a successful transition home after same-day-surgery. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 33, 348 - 352.