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Jenette Smith

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Dr. Jenette Smith holds a Doctor in Health Care Education and Leadership degree from Clarkson College, an educational partner of Nebraska Medicine, the Certified Lifestyle Medicine Professional (DipACLM) from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and a Master of Science degree in Health Education/Studies in Aging from the University of North Texas.

Dr. Smith currently teaches in the Doctor in Health Care Education and Leadership program at Clarkson College, including serving as dissertation research chair. Dr. Smith’s career in health care education includes serving in teaching and leadership positions in higher education, inclusive higher education, and nonprofit organizations serving individuals with disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and the elderly.

Dr. Smith has devoted over 30 years to serving as an educator, ally, and advocate for individuals with disabilities, their families, and their caregivers. She currently serves in fundraising, as a member of the Advisory Board, and as Interim Vice-President of the Board of Directors for a nonprofit organization serving individuals with disabilities, stroke, and the elderly. Dr. Smith also serves as a member of the Clarkson College Alumni Board of Directors. Dr. Smith writes and publishes in the areas of health education, health promotion, lifestyle medicine, and global health, and presents at professional conferences.