Jennifer Cera APRN-NP, WHNP-BC has practiced in the field of Urogynecology since 1995 where she first fulfilled a Nurse Coordinator role at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Her passion for Urogynecology grew and she pursued a Master's degree in Women's Health in 2004 from UNMC. Her passion for the care and maintenance of women with urinary complications lead her to develop and implement a Continence Clinic at Methodist Women's Hospital and has practiced ever since. She has been active in various research studies including being a co-author and secondary investigator in regards to associated risks for urinary incontinence in postpartum women and a study coordinator for Pharmacia & Upjohn. She has presented at various professional nursing conferences such as AWHONN and the Nebraska Nurse Practitioner Seminar.
In 2011, she accepted the appointment of Faculty Instructor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing. She enjoys teaching undergraduate and graduate Women's Health Practitioner students. Currently, she is working on obtaining her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. Her research emphasizes the need for greater pelvic floor health promotion and community access to prevent or lessen the impact of pelvic floor dysfunction to increase women's overall quality of life.