Jill Kilanowski is Associate Dean Graduate Nursing Program and Professor at Mount Carmel College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with several years of experience as a practitioner, educator, and as a researcher. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in nursing from Columbia University, and her PhD in nursing from The Ohio State University. Her research interests focus on the Latino children of migrant farmworkers and obesity and overweight, nutrition, physical activity, food security, agricultural safety, and use of enhanced audio-technology in data collection with migrant families. Working with artists from the Columbus College of Art and Design she has created two bilingual comic books for teaching healthy eating and agricultural safety. She has received research funding from several sources over the years and has published her findings in the top national journals in nursing and healthcare.