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Jennifer Sonney PhD, ARNP, PPCNP-BC

Assistant Professor


Family and Child Nursing


  • BSN, University of Washington, 2003
  • MSN, University of Washington, 2006
  • PhD, University of Arizona, 2015

What classes do you teach?

I primarily teach pediatric courses in the DNP program, including pediatric assessment and diagnostic reasoning, pediatric diagnosis and management, and pediatric pharmacology.

What do you love about the UW School of Nursing?

I completed my BSN and MN programs at the UW School of Nursing, and am thrilled to contribute now as a faculty member. We are so fortunate to be surrounded by a skilled and diverse faculty who offer the very best in clinical excellence, scholarship, and service to their profession and community.


  • Pediatric asthma
  • parent-child shared management
  • medication adherence
  • self-management
  • cognitive capacity for self-management

Research Areas

  • Innovative Interventions
  • Lifespan Health


  • Sonney, J., & Insel, K. (2015 in press). Reformulating the Common Sense Model of Self-Regulation: Toward parent-child shared regulation. Nursing Science Quarterly.
  • Willgerodt, M., Sonney, J., Brock, D., Liner, D. (2015). i-TEETH: Interprofessional Teams Engaged in Education and Training for Optimal Health. Submitted to MedEDPORTAL Publications of the Association of American Medical Colleges (an open-sourced, peer-reviewed resource aimed to equip health care professionals with educational tools to improve patient care).
  • Ward, T.M., Sonney, J., Ringold, S., Stockfish, S., Wallace, C., & Landis, C. (2014). Sleep disturbances and behavior problems in children with and without arthritis. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29(4), 321-328
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