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Dr. Jessica Chung, DNP, FNP-C

 About Dr. Chung

 

Dr. Jessica  Chung  was  born  in  the  great  state  of  New  York.  She  grew up  in  city  of  Queens  and  spent  many  of  her  summers  and  holidays traveling  and  seeing  patients  with  her  grandmother,  who  was  a home care  RN.  Her  dedication  and  work  ethic  would  ultimately  become  Jessica’s  cause  for  inspiration  and  career  aspirations.

 

 Determined  to  follow  in  her  grandmother’s  footsteps,  Jessica  attended  NYC  College  of  Technology  and  received  her  Associates  Degree  in  Nursing  in  2009  and  graduated  on  the  Dean’s  List  for  academic  excellence.    

After  graduation,  she  went  on  to  work  as  a  charge  nurse  for  a nursing  home  and  a  Nurse  Case  Manager  for  a  home  care  agency, both  in  Brooklyn,  New  York.    

 

She  received  an  opportunity  to  relocate  to  the  sunny  state  of  Florida in 2010,  to  work  at  an  acute  are  hospital.  The  year  following,  she obtained  her  Bachelor’s  Degree  in  Nursing  from  Utica  College. 

Jessica worked at various city hospitals, gaining experience as a registered nurse in various clinical areas such as, medical pre and post-operative, emergency, and post-partum care.

Wanting to further her education more, she obtained a Master's Degree in nursing from South University with a concentration of Family Nurse Practitioner and was board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She practiced as an FNP in primary, adult, pediatric and geriatric care.

In 2018, she received her Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice, from Samford University. While there, she focused her research on patient education and medication adherence and developed an adherence

therapy tool that can be used in various clinical settings to assess risk of medication non-adherence and methods to improve medication adherence, to patient-provider collaboration and education.

Dr. Chung was inducted into the prestigious Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society on May 3rd, 2018.

In 2019, one of Dr. Chung's dreams came true when she opened her own private practice, J.C. Healthcare & Associates in Tampa, FL. She provides a wide variety of healthcare services to patients of all ages. 

Due to her vast knowledge of healthcare business start-up and private practice management, in 2020, Dr. Chung launched the International Business Association for Nurses where she helps nursing professionals and other healthcare professionals become entrepreneurs.

She is an educator of students, a researcher, a prolific speaker, a healthcare provider, business owner, and one that has a heart and passion for mentoring students of all academic levels, in hopes of them obtaining higher education and professional success.

Dr. Jessica Chung is also heavily involved in the ministry of her church, New Life Tabernacle, UPCI and constantly aspires to help and influence everyone she meets.

She has been known to emphatically state that she does not look at the profession of being a healthcare provider as just a career, but as a God-given gift and calling.

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