As Director of HonorHealth’s Forensic Nursing and Thompson Peak Emergency Department, Jill is dedicated to improving the health and well being of those we serve.
In 24 years as a nurse, Jill describes working with patients impacted by sexual violence as “hands down the most rewarding.” She is dedicated to creating trauma informed healthcare. HonorHealth forensic nurses serve all patients, police, and healthcare agencies in Maricopa County with 24/7 response for medical-forensic examinations.
Jill holds board certification as advanced practice forensic nurse, SANE-A and SANE-P and earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree. She spearheaded a nationally recognized program for domestic violence strangulation. She received MCAO’s Office Distinguished Service Award, IAFN excellence in nursing and a patriot award from the Department of Defense. Jill serves on Arizona Governor’s Human Trafficking Council and helped create recommended guidelines for a community response to adult sexual assault for the State of Arizona.
Session: Combating Human Trafficking: Role of Hospitals and Health Systems
Thursday, Oct. 20 │ 3:30 p.m. General Session: Hospitals Against Violence
As Arizona prepares to be in the spotlight for several high-profile sporting and business events in 2023, hospitals and health systems can find themselves experiencing elevated interactions and on the front lines of care for victims of human trafficking. Learn how hospitals and health systems are combating human trafficking through prevention, intervention and survivorship. Panelists will share insights from national efforts and share resources for local leaders.