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College of Nursing

Jason Micheal Kiernan, PhD, RN, ACNP

  • Assistant Professor


PhD, Wayne State University

MSN, Wayne State University

BSN, University of Michigan

Interest Areas:

Music listening interventions

Symptom science

Clinical utility of music listening interventions for symptom mitigation


Kiernan, J. M. (2021). Prioritizing Dose in Music-Listening Intervention Research. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research, 15(3), 23-25.

Kiernan, J. M., Stark, J., Vallerand, A. (2018). Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting mitigation with music interventions. Oncology Nursing Forum, 45, 1, 88-95. doi: 10.1188/18.ONF.88-95

Kiernan, J. M. (2016). Genetic influence on chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a narrative review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 43, 3, 389-393. doi: 10.1188/16.ONF.389-393

Honors & Awards:

  • 2021 Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty - University of Tennessee

  • 2020 Outstanding Undergraduate Classroom Faculty Award - University of Tennessee (Student nominated/awarded)

  • 2020 "The Volunteer" Award - University of Tennessee Excellence in Teaching (Faculty nominated/awarded)

  • 2019 Chancellor's Excellence in Teaching Award nominee, University of Tennessee

  • 2016 Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing (COUPN) Excellence in Teaching Award