Dr. Jennifer Laurent serves as the Research & Evaluation Advisor for the RiseVT Statewide team’s monitoring and evaluation efforts. Dr. Laurent is also a practicing family nurse practitioner and has been practicing in a Vermont rural family practice working with individuals and families since 1997. She transitioned her practice to GoodHealth in South Burlington where she maintains an active practice in internal medicine. Dr. Laurent joined the University of Vermont’s Department of Nursing full time in the fall of 2011 after teaching clinical graduate course work at the University of Vermont part-time since 2003. In addition, Dr. Laurent serves on the Vermont State Board of Nursing and APRN subcommittee for the Vermont Board of Nursing.