Jennifer G. Bennett, DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, Family Nurse Practitioner with Start Community Clinic

Get to know Family Nurse Practitioner Jennifer G. Bennett, who serves patients in Rayville, Louisiana.

Jennifer is a family nurse practitioner (FNP) who is currently serving patients at Start Community Clinic in Rayville, Louisiana. She is also affiliated with the Richardson Medical Center in Rayville, Louisiana.

Jennifer is an Adjunct Professor of Nursing at the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) – an accredited university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees.

Jennifer is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). With more than 97,000 members, the AANP is a community of individuals and organizations who are united by their commitment to provide exceptional patient care. The mission of the AANP is to empower all nurse practitioners to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research, and leadership.

Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Louisiana Monroe in 1981. Wanting to further her education, she went on to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Grambling State University in 2005, followed by her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2017.

Jennifer has written a few abstracts, and has had a peer-reviewed article published in the Quality Management Journal.

When asked why she chose a career in nursing, Jennifer answered that she was inspired by the doctors who cared for her mother, who was a dialysis patient for 20 years. These doctors were also educators and did pioneering work in nephrology. Jennifer ended up working with them when she became a nurse.

Jennifer worked for her mentor, Dr. Rutherford, for 20 years.

Family nurse practitioners (FNP) are advanced practice registered nurses who work autonomously or in collaboration with other healthcare professionals to deliver family-focused care. As a FNP, Jennifer provides continuing and comprehensive healthcare for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and body systems.

Learn More about Jennifer G. Bennett:

Through her online profile,

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson is an Associate Content manager for FindaTopDoc and responsible for working with distinguished physicians in documenting their significant accomplishments in their field. Karen is a CPR instructor and is a member of her local theater group.