Author Jennifer Fink

Jennifer L.W. Fink is a Registered Nurse who has been writing professionally for more than 10 years. As a med-surg and transplant nurse, she worked hard to develop a rapport with her patients, to teach them according to their needs and to provide them with information and options. Today, she uses those same skills in her writing career. She is very interested in professional issues in nursing.

Fall 2016

By Jennifer L.W. Fink App for head and neck patients makes it easier for them to help themselves There has to be a better way. That’s the thinking that led to the development of an innovative new smartphone app designed to help head and neck cancer patients effectively manage their care. As a nurse in
Hopkins Nurse Illustration by Greg Clarke

Outreach nurses spread the word to ease disparities and save lives Illustration by Greg Clarke Over 120,000 Americans are currently in need of a life-saving transplant; 101,000 of them need a kidney. Over half are African-American or Hispanic, despite the fact that only just a bit over one-third of Americans are African-Americans or Hispanic. Two
All Children's Bounceback photo illustration

Bounce Back program helps staff talk through and cope with the lows Nurses are renowned for their ability to help patients and families cope with difficult diagnoses and challenging situations. But who helps the nurse regain emotional balance when seven patients die in one week? When a pediatric patient the nurse knows as her child’s