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									                       Jeanette Hartshorn, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.
                       Executive Director, UTMB Telehealth Center
                      301 University Blvd., Galveston, Texas 77555-1042
                       (409) 747-6290              FAX (409) 747-6249

Jeanette C. Hartshorn, R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N., is the Executive Director of the University of
Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Telehealth Center. In that role she has oversight of the
telemedicine and distance learning initiatives at UTMB.

Trained as a Registered Nurse, Dr. Hartshorn holds baccalaureate degrees in psychology and in
nursing as well as earned master’s and PhD degrees in nursing. Prior to assuming the Executive
Director position at the Telehealth Center she served as a professor of nursing and in Associate
Dean roles at the UTMB School of Nursing and at the University of Texas Health Science Center
in San Antonio. In those leadership roles she was responsible for the development of innovative
and successful nursing distance education programs.

Holding certification as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner: Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical-
Surgical Nursing, she is actively involved in the delivery of care to adult patients with epilepsy
through a nurse-managed clinic at the UTMB Department of Neurology and through two
telemedicine clinics sponsored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas (EFSET).

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