Meet our Dean of Nursing

Jama Goers, PhD, RN

Dr. Jama Goers serves as the Dean of Nursing for the School of Nursing at Platt College. She has over nine years experience at Denver Health providing care to a wide range of surgical, trauma and medical patients in the critical care division.  Dr. Goers graduated with her BSN degree from Platt College, and is the first Platt College nursing graduate to earn a PhD in nursing.  She also has earned the coveted President's Medal at Platt College-an annual award chosen by faculty and staff at Platt College that represents the College's core values, once as a student and later as an employee. 

She is seasoned as a Clinical Nurse Educator within the Progressive Care Unit with specialties in simulation, clinical guidelines, and electronic medical records. Dr. Goers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Platt College in Colorado. She holds a PhD in Nursing from the College of Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Her research focus is exploring current practices of clinicians in the intensive care unit to identify management strategies, facilitators, and barriers of managing delirium.

During her time off, Dr. Goers enjoys Colorado to the fullest. In the summer, she ventures out with road cycling and plays golf. During the winter months, she snowboards and is on a competitive ice hockey team.