Jacki is a Clinical Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies and a Principal Investigator in the Collaborative to Advance Health Services. She has provided health care services to diverse, mainly under-or uninsured, women for over 40 years and has taught at all levels of nursing education for over 30 years.  During her career, she has been certified as a nurse midwife (CNM) and as a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE-A). She currently maintains certification as a women’s health nurse practitioner and sees patients at adult and adolescent correctional facilities near Kansas City. Jacki has been the Project Director for the Title X-funded National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning since its inception in 2006, as well as the Project Director for an OPA-funded Natural Family Planning research project (2012 – 2014),  a HRSA-funded HIV curriculum integration project (2018 – 2021) and a SAMSHA-funded Medication Assisted Treatment curriculum integration project (2018 – 2023). Jacki has authored or co-authored over a dozen peer-reviewed journal articles about contraception and family planning.  She is the Past Chair of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) Board of Directors (2016-2018) and is a past member of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association’s (NFPRHA) Board of Directors (2015 – 2021). Jacki is the President of the Board of Directors (2020-2021) for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) where she previously served as the Secretary-Treasurer (2014-2018).