Education

Graduate School

University of South Alabama

Undergraduate School

Armstrong Atlantic State University
Nursing

Hospital(s) Affiliated With

Memorial Health University Medical Center

Professional Associations

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
Member

American Association of Diabetes Educators
Member

Biography

Jessica Adkins grew up in Pooler and graduated from Robert W. Groves high school before receiving her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She furthered her education at the University of South Alabama earning a dual certification master’s degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Jessica has been working in general and subspecialty pediatrics for the last 11 years with a special interest in pediatric health and nutrition. Along with working at Be Pediatrics, she also works with type 1 diabetic children at Memorial Health University Medical Center’s pediatric endocrine department. Jessica is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

She and her husband Brian have three children, Lewis, Mica, and Elliot.