Jeani Thomas

Senior Core Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Jeani Thomas’ formal training as a Family Nurse Practitioner was completed in 1994 with an MSN from Marshall University. Her doctoral preparation was at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Thomas has over 40 years experience in health care. Dr. Thomas has held multiple nursing leadership positions, including Director of Nursing for an acute care hospital, and serving as Director and Service Line Leader in the areas of Emergency Medicine, Women's Health and Oncology. As a Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Thomas has provided care and served in leadership positions for multiple organizations.
At Walden University, Dr. Thomas is Senior Core Faculty for the Nurse Practitioner program. As a faculty member, Dr. Thomas has held positions in the LPN to RN program at St. Mary’s School of Nursing; in the MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner program at Marshall University and in the Nursing and Health Care Administration program at University of Phoenix.
Dr. Thomas serves on the School of Nursing CAP committee, the Nurse Practitioner Acute Care Committee, and the School of Nursing Student Affairs Committee and Curriculum Committee.

Courses Taught

NRNP 6550 - Advanced Practice Care in Acute Settings.

NRNP 6560 - Advanced Practice Care in Acute Settings II

NRNP 6566 - Mamagement of Acute Illness - Acute Care

PRAC 6550 - Advanced Practice Care - Acute Care

PRAC 6566 - Management of Acute Illness


AAS, University of Kentucky, Maysville Community College

BSN, Morehead State University

MSN, Marshall University

DNP, Case Western Reserve

Public Service

Cancer Survivors, Volunteer - Huntington

Awards / Honors

MSN-FNP Alumni Association Nurse Practitioner Award, , 2000


Thomas, J. C., Burton, M. H., Quinn Griffin, M. T., Fitzpatrick, J. J. (2010). Self-Transcendence, Spiritual Well-Being, and Spiritual Practices of Women With Breast Cancer. Journal of Holistic Nursing

Thomas, J. C. (2006). Fifth International Conference on Mobile Health.

Thomas, J. C., Walden, J. (2004). Mammo to Go.

Fitzpatrick, J., Glasgow, A., Yound, J., Thomas, J. C. (2003). Managing Your Practice, a Guide for Advanced Nurse Practitioners.


Thomas, J. C. (2017). Addressing Global Health Issues Using Interprofessional Collaboration Model for Social Change. Walden University

Thomas, J. C. (2009). Communication at the End of Life. Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Thomas, J. C. (2009). Cultural Competence at the end of life. Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Thomas, J. C. (2007). Mobile Health Operations. International Mobile Health Association

Thomas, J. C. (2006). Mobile health intensive trainer and coordinator, mobile health design operations. International Mobile Health Association

Thomas, J. C. (2005). Mobile health design and operations. International Mobile Health

Thomas, J. C. (2003). Surveying Patient Satisfaction. International Mobile Health

Thomas, J. C. (1997). Physical Assessment for the Registered Nurse. Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital

Thomas, J. C. (1992). Developing private duty in home care.