Jennifer Allred is a Dermatology-certified Nurse Practitioner (DCNP) who has been in practice for over 24 years. She grew up in Vancouver, Washington and did her undergraduate education at the University of Washington and Clark College. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 1986. Jennifer worked as a hospital nurse from 1983 through 1991. After earning a Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner certification from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1991, she practiced in Primary Care until 2012. During that time Mrs. Allred also received a Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certification from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2008. Since then she has been specializing in Dermatology after receiving additional advanced training.
In recent years, Mrs. Allred has been the recipient of the “Daisy” Award for Extraordinary Nurses March 2014 and the VA’s Secretary Award for Excellence as Nurse Practitioner of the Year in 2008. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau since 1991 and is a member of the Dermatology Nurses Association.
Mrs. Allred enjoys art, music, cooking, gardening, reading, and walking on the beach with her husband and their three dogs.