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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has named Jess Calohan, DNP, PMHNP-BC, new director of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program. Calohan is joining FNU from the George Washington University School of Nursing where he worked as an assistant professor. He is also the owner and PMHNP at ClincWorksConsulting, a telepsychiatry company in Potomac Falls, VA, and has served on the Distance Education and Accreditation Council in Washington, DC since 2013.

Calohan is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army where he served in a variety of medical positions over the course of 20 years. He was the Program Chair and Assistant Professor of the PMHNP program in the Graduate School of Nursing at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, from 2013-2017. His military record includes a list of distinguishing awards like the Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Meritorious Service Medals, and eight Army Commendation Medals.

FNU President Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACM, FAAN, tells Frontier.edu, “We are excited to welcome Dr. Calohan as the new director of our Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. He brings a wealth of experience that will allow the program to proceed on the path of excellence as it continues to develop, grow and ultimately provide clinicians who will serve those most in need of mental health services.”

Calohan is also a member of the American Association for Men in Nursing, the American Psychiatric Nurses’ Association, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Dr. Calohan is honored to accept the PMHNP Program Director program at FNU and intends to continue the university’s legacy of preparing outstanding students to provide excellent healthcare in their communities. To learn more about Calohan’s new position at Frontier Nursing University, visit here.

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