Hiram College
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Jill Rankin, D.N.P.

Assistant Professor in Nursing

Dr. Jill Rankin joined the Hiram community in August 2016, as adjunct faculty for the Pediatric Nursing course. In January 2017, she became a full time assistant professor for the Terriers. Dr. Rankin has been a professor since 2013 and has taught Community Nursing and Nursing Research in the past. Her pediatric clinical experience spans among various pediatric specialties, including hematology/oncology,
same day surgery, medical/surgical, and neonatal intensive/sub intensive nursing. Dr. Rankin is a member of Sigma Theta Tau XiXi Chapter, and was awarded the Excellence in Research Award  (2014). Dr. Rankin is also volunteers as a Mahoning County 4H advisor.


  • D.N.P., Nursing Practice, Carlow University
  • M.S., Nursing, Youngstown State University
  • B.S., Nursing, Youngstown State University

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Political Advocacy in Nursing

Selected Publications

  • July 2014
    Contributing Author: Concept Mapping 4th Edition
    Dr. Pamela Schuster/ F.A. Davis Company
  • August 2016
    Contributing Author: Caring for Children: Principles of Pediatric Nursing 7th Edition
    J. Ball, R. Binder, K.Cowen/Pearson

Fun Facts

  • Married High school sweetheart
  • Mom’s taxi to 3 sport fanatic children
  • Loves watching football