Published on October 09, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Nurse Practitioner Jillian Tapper-Smith

Jillian Tapper-Smith, Infectious Disease

Nurse Practitioner Jillian Tapper-Smith has joined the Infectious Disease Department at Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minnesota.

“Essentia Health has an excellent reputation for providing outstanding care to the region and I am excited to be part of this health care organization,” says Tapper-Smith.

Tapper-Smith earned a doctorate in nursing practice from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

“I am honored to travel alongside patients in their healthcare journey,” explains Tapper-Smith. “My goal is to make my patients feel valued and respected, and know their concerns are heard and addressed.”

To see Jillian Tapper-Smith’s full profile, visit and click on “Doctors and Providers.”

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