Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC

Clinical Associate Professor

Phone: 816-235-1721



Jacki Witt, JD, MSN, WHNP-BC, FAANP, is a Clinical Professor at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Her nursing career has spanned three decades and during this time, she has provided health care services to diverse, low-income and under-or uninsured, women and has taught at all levels of nursing education.  She currently sees patients as a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at a local county health department. In the Collaborative to Advance Health Services, Jacki is the Principal Investigator/Project Director for the Office of Population Affairs-funded Title X National Clinical Training Center for Family Planning and Co-Director for the CDC-funded National Capacity Building Assistance for High Impact HIV Prevention Resource Center. Jacki, who is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, is recognized as a national expert in reproductive health care; she has published multiple articles and speaks nationally.  Jacki is the Immediate Past Chair of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health Board of Directors and is a member of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association’s Board of Directors. She is the Secretary-Treasurer for the Board of Directors of the National Certification Corporation (the certifying body for Women’s Health Care and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners).