Jessica Johnson is a full-time instructor for the Capstone College of Nursing. She received her BSN from The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in 2010. She received her MSN through the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s dual primary and acute care pediatric nurse practitioner program in 2015. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board as a pediatric nurse practitioner. She is currently enrolled in the Joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program through UA and UAH.
Mrs. Johnson has pediatric clinical experiences in medical-surgical, neurology, cardiac, and endocrine care. Her obstetric clinical experiences include labor and delivery, postpartum, high-risk pregnancy, women’s care, and newborn nursery. Her clinical and research interests lie in growth and development throughout the lifespan, family-centered care, breastfeeding, and the microbiome. Mrs. Johnson currently teaches in pediatrics and health assessment and has previously taught in obstetrics and within the RN-BSN program for CCN.