Kelli Kramer-Jackman, Ph.D., RN, APRN, BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Nursing, University of Kansas
MSN, University of Kansas
BSN, Graceland University
Health Professions Educator Certificate, University of Kansas
Health Informatics Certificate, University of Kansas


Kelli Kramer-Jackman, Ph.D, RN, APRN, BC, joined the KU School of Nursing in 2007 as a clinical assistant professor. Her prior work experience included a position as a family nurse practitioner, and a surgical/ neurosurgical critical care nurse.

In 2007, Kramer-Jackman was selected for the Ph.D. Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Leadership from the University of Kansas Nurses Alumni Association. In 2009, she was awarded the Clinical Faculty Research Grant, which funded the Online Weight and Tension Study with co-research Sue Popkess-Vawter. The study involved instrument development of three electronic tension measures to assess overeating, skipped exercise, and low self-esteem for use with weight management patients. Kramer-Jackman has also worked with Judith Warren and Dr. Brixey on the study entitled A Systematic Assessment of Web 2.0 Technologies for Online Students.

Kramer-Jackman is currently working with Drs. Sabata, Sharder, Gibbs, and Bielby, implementing the Interprofessional Plan of Care - Simulated E-hEalth Delivery System (IPOC-SEEDs) Simulation. This simulation provides interprofessional healthcare students from Graduate Nursing, Health Information Management, Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, and Pharmacy an online experience of a collaborative team plan of care meeting with simultaneous team electronic health record (EHR) utilization.   Kramer-Jackman is also a Kansas Reynolds Program on Aging Interprofessional Faculty Scholar for 2013-14, an American Medical Informatics Association 2013 Student Challenge Winner, and on the editorial board for the Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality: Reversal Theory Studies. 

Kramer-Jackman's research interests include:

  • Interprofessional collaborative team workflow and utilizationof electronic health records and personal health records.
  • Development of electronic measures for healthcare
  • Usage of electronic teaching technologies to improve learning experiences of of online students
  • Prevention of bariatric patient care focusing on prevention of hospital-bed falls and injuries
  • Teaching technologies to improve learning experiences with on-line healthcare students

Professional Societies and Affiliations

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • Commision on Colleges for Nursing Education
  • International Reversal Theory Society
  • Kansas Center for Nursing 
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society
  • National League of Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Chapter

Research Scholarship

  • Dodd, D., & Kramer-Jackman, K.L. (November, 2013). Interprofessonal Plan of Care: EHR Interactive Form. Poster presentation at American Medical Informatics Association 2013 Symposium Student CHallenge Winners; Washington, D.C.
  • Kramer-Jackman, K., L., * Popkess-Vawter< S. (2011) Method for technology-delivered healthcare measures. CIN: Comptuers, Informatics, Nursing. 29(12):730-740. doi: 10.1097/NCN.ob013e318224b581  
  • Kramer-Jackman, K., & Kramer, D. (2010). Bariatric hospital bed safety and selection. Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care. 5(1). Doi: 10.1089/bar.2009.9942

  • Kramer, K. L. (2007) Psychometric analysis of three tension scales in rural telehealth setting for weight management practice. UMI: 1-344.

  • Al Omari, H., Kramer, K., Hronek C., & Rempusheski, V. (2005). Rituals and Rules in the Wheat Valley Assisted Living Culture. The Journal of Gerontologic Nursing, 31,9-16

  • Kramer, K., Luder, M., & Popkess-Vawter, S. (2004). Nursing practice mailed client surveys as a source of evidence-based data. World Practitioner News, 9,9-11.

  • Kramer, K.L. (2004). WOC nurses as advocates for morbidly obese patients: A case study promoting the use of bariatric beds. The Journal of Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing, 31, 379-387.

Last modified: Jan 07, 2015


Kelli Kramer-Jackman, Ph.D., RN, APRN, BC
Clinical Assistant Professor

P: 913-945-6814