Jauna Patterson is a graduate of Northern Illinois University. She received her doctoral training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She is board certified in Family Practice by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Jauna is the former Treasurer for the United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia. She is the President Elect of the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association. She has a passion for research. As Clinical Trial Research Director for Atlanta Heart Associates she has completed two clinical trials: SMART-AV and RATE REGISTRY, and is currently working on the LSS-4-SITE trial.
Other areas of interest include preventative cardiovascular medicine and women and heart disease. Her doctoral project focused on community health and cardiac disease risk factors was published in the Journal of Preventative Cardiovascular Nursing in the Fall of 2011.
Jauna joined Atlanta Heart Associates in 2005 and sees patients in the Riverdale and Stockbridge offices.