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Janett Hildebrand

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing

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Janett Hildebrand
Phone:  213*7408311
Rank:  Clinical Teaching
Department:  Nursing

Janett Hildebrand

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing

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Janett Hildebrand has been a family nurse practitioner for over 18 years. As a clinician, she has been employed at various community health centers that provide comprehensive primary care to patients in the lower socioeconomic level. She also worked in mobile health clinics that provided comprehensive care to migrant farm workers and their families. Prior to working as an FNP, she was a public health nurse in Orange County, CA, and provided community care to the underserved population.


UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

PhD 2018

UCI School of Medicine

FNP Certificate 2001

UCLA School of Nursing

MSN 1993

Mt. St. Mary’s College

BSN 1987

Area of Expertise

  • Nursing Science Education
  • Vulnerable populations and health disparities
  • Type 2 diabetes and diabetes self-management education
  • Latino health
  • Shared medical appointments
  • Clinical Education


  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES)
  • California Association of Nurse Practitioners (CANP)
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)
  • Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)
  • The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF)


Preceptor for BSN, FNP, and DNP nursing students

Peer Reviewer:

  • Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Global Qualitative Nursing Research 
  • Japan Journal of Nursing Science

Articles & Publications

Book Chapter: 

Zappas, M., Cadena, D., Sanchez, C., Hildebrand, J.A, O’Neill, S. (2022). Nursing. In Gholamrezanezhad, A. & Dube, M. (Eds), Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): A clinical guide. Wiley Blackwell.


Ardo, J., Lee, J.-A., Hildebrand, J. A., Guijarro, D., Ghasemazadeh, H., Strömberg, A., & Evangelista, L. S. (2021). Codesign of a cardiovascular disease prevention text message bank for older adults. Patient Education and Counseling. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2021.03.036

Ardo JC, Lee J-A, Hildebrand JA, Guijarro D, Ghasemzadeh HG, Evangelista LS. Abstract P067: A Co-design approach to validate a text message bank for use with older adults at risk of cardiovascular disease. Circulation (New York, NY). 2019;139(Suppl_1). doi:10.1161/circ.139.suppl_1.P067

Hildebrand, J. A. (2018). Integrating coached care into shared medical appointments in adult Latinos with type 2 diabetes. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing. ISBN: 0438303903

Hildebrand, J.A., Billimek, J., Lee, J.A., Sorkin, D.H., Olshansky, E.F., Clancy, S.L., Evangelista, L.S. (2019). Effect of diabetes self-management education on glycemic control in Latino adults with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Education and Counseling, 103(2):266-275. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2019.09.009

Hildebrand, J. A., Billimek, J., Olshansky, E. F., Sorkin, D. H., Lee, J. A., & Evangelista, L. S.(2018). Facilitators and barriers to research participation: perspectives of Latinos with type 2 diabetes. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs, 17(8), 737-741. doi:10.1177/1474515118780895

Guo, Y., Hildebrand, J., Rousseau, J., Brown, B., Pimentel, P., & Olshansky, E. (2018). Underserved pregnant and postpartum women's access and use of their health records. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs, 43(3), 164-170. doi:10.1097/nmc.0000000000000432 doi:10.1177/1474515117700580

Zappas, M., Walton-Moss, B., Sanchez, C., Hildebrand, J. A., Kirkland, T. (2021). The decolonization of nursing education. JNP 17(2), 225-229. doi:10.1016/j.nurpra.2020.11.006