Jeffrey M. Downing, MS, RN

Jeffrey M. Downing
Chief Nursing Officer
Department of Nursing

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Patient safety, patient experience, and creating systems that promote quality. Measuring outcomes so you have some way to know whether what you are doing works.

Research Interests

Patient safety and satisfaction, quality improvement, organizational development and ambulatory clinical outcomes.

Additional Information

Jeffrey Downing is the Chief Nursing Officer of the Department of Nursing which includes Adult and Pediatric Clinics and Day Care Units, in addition to being the administrator of nursing services.

He participates in Senior Management as the representative for the Department of Nursing.

Education

Education
University of Colorado School of Nursing, Master of Science, Nursing Administration
University of Colorado School of Nursing, Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, Bachelor of Arts, History

Awards & Recognition

February 2013: Founders Award Recipient, Peer Assistance Services, Inc.

Professional Memberships

September 2002–2011: Board of Directors, Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
2005-2009: President, Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
Member, Colorado Organization of Nurse Leaders

Publications

1993 Chern, I., Brent, J., Slattery, J., Ritvo, J., Kalhorn, T., Gomez, H., Downing, J., Johnson, R., & Roberts, D. (1993). Is it safe to give acetaminiphen to alcoholics? A metabolic study. Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 35(4). 365.

Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.398.1630

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

Patient Ratings

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