Jennifer Tourville

Co-Director, Community Group Lead, Provider Group Co-Lead                                 

Dr. Jennifer Tourville serves as the Co-director for Project HOPE. She also leads the Community Working Group and co-leads the Provider Working Group. Through these roles, she oversees the development, organization, and/or implantation of grant activities, including legislative panels, Narcan training, drug take-back days, and many others. Jennifer works closely with partners and consortium members in the grant area to facilitate community engagement and involvement in these activities to mitigate the consequences of the opioid crisis.

Dr. Jennifer Tourville is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing, where she teaches pediatric and newborn care and nursing research. Her areas of scholarship are related to substance use disorder and currently focus on neonatal abstinence syndrome and high school and collegiate recovery programs. Jennifer also leads the UT Substance Abuse Workgroup and facilitates collaborative efforts in research and community activities related to opioid and substance use disorder. Jennifer also mentors undergraduate and graduate student research, projects, and services related to substance use disorder with the hope of reducing stigma in the next generation of healthcare providers.

Read more about Jennifer and her story here.