Peggy J. Jacobs, DNP, RNC-OB, CNM, APRN
Instructional Professor and Outcomes Coordinator
Dr. Jacobs earned her Diploma in nursing from Moline Public Hospital School of Nursing
in 1984 then completed her BSN from Mennonite College of Nursing in 1987. In 1991
she obtained her master’s degree in parent-child nursing from Northern Illinois University.
Dr. Jacobs earned a post-masters certificate in nurse-midwifery in 1995 and a DNP
in systems and women’s health in 2011 from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Jacobs achieved certification as an inpatient obstetrics nurse from NCE in 1991
and certified nurse midwife from ACNM in 1995.
Prior to becoming full-time as Instructional Support and Outcomes Coordinator at Illinois
Wesleyan School of Nursing in 2017 Dr. Jacobs served as adjunct clinical faculty in
the School of Nursing. She previously taught at Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois
State University as an assistant professor. For over 30 years she has experience working
in the clinical setting at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in various positions from
staff nurse, manager, clinical nurse specialist, nurse education specialist and as
an APRN for Advocate Medical Group in Integrative Health for Women. Dr. Jacobs continues
to practices as an APRN at the Center for Integrative Medicine and teaches community
childbirth and parenting classes for Advocate BroMenn.
Honors & Memberships
Dr. Jacobs was a nominee for the “Kathleen Hogan Teaching Excellence Award” at Mennonite
College of Nursing. At Advocate BroMenn she received the “Nurses Who Light the Way
Award” and was voted outstanding committee member for the March of Dimes Central Illinois
Region. She is a member of the International Society for Nursing Association for Clinical
Simulation in Nursing and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society.
Dr. Jacob's Curriculum Vitae