Jennifer Fonseca

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Jennifer Fonseca has served as adjunct clinical faculty with Walden University since 2014. She is an Adult Nurse Practitioner with a varied background in ambulatory care nursing, women's health and gerontology. Dr. Fonseca has served the nursing profession since 2003, dedicating years into acute care medicine before obtaining her Master of Science Degree in Nursing in 2008. With the same enthusiasm for clinical practice, completed her Doctor of Nursing degree in 2018. Throughout her professional growth and duties, she makes it a point to give back to nursing by helping to educate and prepare incoming professionals.

Courses Taught

Practicum 6552 - Reproductive Health

Practicum 6531 - Adv. Prac. Care of Adults

Practicum 6540 - Adv. Prac. Care of Frail Elders


DNP, Northeastern University

MSN, Florida International University

BSN, University of Massachusetts

BA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Awards / Honors

Cum Laude, Florida International University, 2008


Fonseca, J. D. (2018). Exploring Current Practice Trends and Patient Factors that Affect Quality of Care and Hospital Admissions Among Newly Diagnosed Adult Veterans with Diabetes Mellitus Type2.

Fonseca, J. D. (2020). The Value of Telemedicine in the Setting of Covid 19. Veterans' Health Administration