If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, call 988 for 24/7 free and confidential crisis support. You do not have to be suicidal to call. Access more info and resources on suicide prevention, emotional and mental health support

toggle mobile menu Menu
toggle search menu

Site Navigation



Jennifer R. Shepard, NNP


Neonatal Nurse Practitioner


Current Patients Only
No new patients at this time
No Referral Required

Conditions & Treatments

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Facilities & Clinics

  1. St. Luke's Children's Hospital - Neonatology

    • Address
      190 E Bannock St Boise, ID 83712
    • Phone
      (208) 381-2088
      (208) 381-2893

About Jennifer R. Shepard


Jennifer Shepard, MSN, APRN, RNC-NIC, NNP-BC is a board certified neonatal nurse practitioner caring for premature and ill infants. She has extensive experience as a bedside RN, ECMO pump specialist, and nurse practitioner in Level III-IV NICUs. She is passionate about developmentally supportive care and empowering parents to be active members of their baby’s care team. She is also a S.T.A.B.L.E. program lead instructor providing local and outreach teaching to hospital staff and providers in order to maximize outcomes for ill infants born in locations without immediate NICU support.

Jennifer earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of New Mexico and her master's degree in nursing, neonatal nurse practitioner, from the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

In her free time, Jennifer can be found spending time with her husband and their two adult children, walking her dogs, and enjoying the year-round beauty of Idaho.

Jennifer cares for babies in the NICU at St. Luke’s Boise, Magic Valley, Meridian, and Nampa.

  • Gender

  • Languages Spoken


Reviews for Jennifer R. Shepard

  • These ratings and comments are collected through in-depth care experience surveys administered by Press Ganey Associates on behalf of St. Luke’s. The star ratings include surveys dating from 2018 to present. We've posted the ten most recent patient comments for your reference.