Jeanann Sousou Coppola

Clinical Associate Professor
Jeanann Sousou-Coppola
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
530 Federal Street
Room 345
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6101

DNP: Rutgers University—Newark, 2013
MA (Nursing): New York University, The College of Nursing, 2003
BSN: New York University, The College of Nursing, 2000
BS (Psychology): Le Moyne College, 1997
Women's healthcare
Peer mentoring
Human trafficking
Global health nursing
Digital, interactive classroom

Dr. Jeanann Coppola's interests span women’s healthcare, peer mentoring, global health nursing, and human trafficking.  Dr. Coppola is a Board-Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) and Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) with experience teaching across academic programs using a variety of traditional and more

Selected Publications 

Articles in Refereed Journals

2016 Sousou Coppola, Jeanann, Cantwell, Renee. (2016) Health professional role in
identifying and assessing victims of human labor trafficking. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 12. pgs. e193-e200.

2015 Sousou, Jeanann; Smart, Claire; Care of the childbearing family with an intrauterine fetal demise; Nursing for Women's Health.

2014 Sousou, Jeanann; Middle East Respiratory Syndrome: What do we know? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Volume 11 (1); 131-134. doi:

2014 Sousou, Jeanann; Share with Women: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia; Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, Volume 58 (5) September/October issue 2013, pg. 599-600. doi: 10.1111/jmwh.12086.

Funding - Internal 

12/2015-01/2016 (Grant Amount: $1,000)
Rutgers University Learning Abroad Course Development Grant. Funding awarded and supported International Service Learning: Health and Healing in Bolivia. Sousou Coppola, Role: Lead Faculty

05/2012-05/2013 (Grant Amount: $1,000)
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) Excellence in Teaching award presented by the Foundation of New Jersey. Funding supported DNP research project. Sousou Coppola, Role: Lead PI

Honors and Distinctions 

Professional Awards and Honors

2014 — New Jersey March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award nomination in the Nurse Educator category

2013 — Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sixth Annual New Careers in Nursing Program Liaisons’ Summit: Accelerated Nursing Education 6.0: Transforming the academic environment and organization culture. Winning Poster in the Category of Leadership Development Activities for Accelerated Students.

Current — Chair, Faculty Development and Scholarship Committee, Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden