Jennifer Schneider, PhD, PMHNP-BC, is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and clinician educator - assistant professor at the University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Nursing. She has more than 15 years of experience as a PMHNP, mental health counselor and pediatric nurse working with children and their families. She has experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate nursing coursework, as well as graduate mental health counseling courses. In research, teaching, and clinical practice, she has focused on promoting access to and engagement in mental health services for children and adults.

Schneider received a Doctor of Philosophy in nursing and health science, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing with a family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner concentration from the University of Rochester. She received a Master of Arts in Counseling from Western New Mexico University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College.

Areas of Specialty

Behavioral Health | Family-Centered Care | Psych-Mental Health


PhD, University of Rochester, 2017 (Nursing and Health Science)
MS, University of Rochester, 2014 (Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
MA, Western New Mexico University, 2005 (Counseling)
BS, Columbia University, 2002 (Nursing)
BA, Oberlin College, 1999 (Religion)


RN: Registered Nurse
PMHNP-BC: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Board Certified