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Ask A Nurse Office Hours with Jackie
February 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Come by the Peace House to meet with our on-site nurse Jackie, RN, MSN. Bring your health questions, get your blood pressure checked or ask about any health promotion or wellness advice you may have. About Jaclyn Camardo, RN, MSN:Originally from the near-west side of Chicago, Jackie is our resident nurse at IGC. She received her bachelor’s degree in Physiology from the University of Connecticut and Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Jackie is currently practicing faculty at the UIC College of Nursing as a Clinical Nursing Instructor, where she is also completing her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. At UIC she co-founded the organization “Student Nurses for Social Justice” and has a special interest in addressing social determinants of health and health equity. Specifically, she is passionate about food security, childhood obesity and addressing gun violence as a public health epidemic. Jackie got involved with IGC in January of 2020, and works to bring preventative health measures and health promotion to the IGC community. As a future Primary Care Provider, she hopes to contribute to closing the unequal healthcare gap to meet the healthcare needs of Chicago.