Assistant Clinical Professor
Division of Graduate Nursing
Advanced Role M.S.N. Department
Bellet Building, Room 720
Janet Zimmerman, MS, RN is an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions. She directs the online MSN program in clinical trials research.
Upon receiving her BSN from Villanova University, Professor Zimmerman was commissioned in the US Army Nurse Corps, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. She earned her MS in nursing from the University of Colorado and completed a post master’s certificate in training and development from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.
Professor Zimmerman has more than 25 years of experience with clinical trials. As a clinical research nurse and later as a clinical research associate (CRA) she coordinated and monitored oncology clinical trials. Since 1990, Professor Zimmerman has specialized in the training and development of clinical research personnel including investigators, coordinators, and monitors in the US and internationally.
Prior to joining the CHNP faculty in 2009, Professor Zimmerman was associate director of clinical research development with the Clinical Research Group (CRG) at Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM).
A native of Philadelphia, Professor Zimmerman resides in Bucks County, PA.
Clinical trials for FDA-regulated medical products; Good clinical practice (GCP)
Evidence-based roles for RNs in the clinical trial process.
American Nurses Association (ANA)
International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN)
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA)
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)