Jill F. Schramm


Department of Primary Appointment:
Graduate School of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Program
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Culturally Sensitive Diabetes Management
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2009, DNP, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO;
2006, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
2003, BSN, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va; Nursing
2001, AAS, John Tyler Community College, Chester Va; Nursing


Dr. Jill Schramm is a nationally recognized diabetes and chronic disease speaker on the topics of innovative approaches to improving care of all diabetics. Her passions lie in providing culturally sensitive and innovative care models in remote areas such as American Samoa and Lanai in Hawaii. Her work in American Samoa has also focus on preparing military nurse practitioners in austere settings to develop a medically ready force and enhance operational readiness. Dr Schramm is both a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Manager (BC-ADM). Her national diabetes work has included positions on the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE); 2016 national conference planner, 2017-present committee member, AADE research team and technology team, 2018 Virginia chapter of AADE conference, 2018 nurse planner and 2019 co-chair. She holds a joint faculty position at USUHS in the Graduate School of Nursing and the School of Medicine. She maintains her clinical practice in the National Capital Region (Walter Reed) Endocrinology Clinic. Dr Schramm was also the Chief of the Fort Carson, CO Disease Management Clinic from 2009-2016, greatly expanding diabetes services in the Colorado Springs Military Health System, to include development of numerous innovation with diabetes technology and telemedicine.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

Schramm, J., Siebert, D., Thompson, J., King, S. & Deleon, P. (2018). Primary Care in American Samoa. Military Medicine. Manuscript#: MILMED-D-18-00204

Book Chapter: Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) Hyperlipidemia Update 2018

Book Chapter: Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) Hypertension Update 2018