Jennifer Doyle

Jennifer L. Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC


Mrs. Jennifer Doyle, MSN, WHNP-BC, is a Perinatal Outreach Educator at the Women’s Health Services, Summa Health System Akron City Hospital. She is a former AWHONN Chapter Leader and spent a total of eight years as an elected AWHONN Ohio Section leader, Section Secretary-Treasurer and Chair.

Mrs. Doyle is currently serving in her final year of a second term as an AWHONN member of the Board of Directors.  During her tenure, she has been honored to be a member and Chair of the Public Policy Committee.  As part of the committee, Mrs. Doyle advocated for and assisted in writing two of AWHONN’s position statements: ‘Criminalization of Pregnant Women with Substance Use Disorders’ and the ‘Infertility Treatment as a Covered Health Insurance Benefit.  Mrs. Doyle is currently advocating for development of an AWHONN position statement regarding Human Trafficking and participated as a member of the AWHONN Writing Team for a new EBG: Diabetes and Pregnancy, which is currently Pending Publication.

Through participation in the AWHONN Emerging Leader Selection Committee from 2014 to 2015, the AWHONN Awards Task Force Member from 2014 to 2016, and as the AWHONN Board of Directors Representative to the Section Initiatives Advisory Panel from 2015 to 2016, Mrs. Doyle is continually inspired and amazed by works of fellow AWHONN members.

Mrs. Doyle’s role is not limited to AWHONN nationally, as she remains heavily involved in quality and evidence-based clinical projects at the hospital in which she practices.  Mrs. Doyle was the recipient of AWHONN’s Celeste Phillips/Hill Rom Research Award in 2015 for her project “A Standardized Postpartum Oxytocin Protocol to Prevent PPH”. She is actively involved in state projects and committees across Ohio, including the Maternal Mortality Review Committee, Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Executive Planning Committee, the newly formed State of Ohio Safe Outcomes for Obstetric and Neonatal Steering Committee. In 2015 she was appointed by Governor John Kasich to the state of Ohio’s Maternal-Newborn Advisory Council.

Not all of Mrs. Doyle’s life is nursing!  She is active in dog agility and dog obedience with her 2 “fur-babies.” She is a proud wife to Timothy Doyle and a Mom to her 15 year old daughter Claire Doyle, who is involved in drama, show choir, church youth group and 4H, where she shows her horse, Mocha!