- Associate Professor
- Director, School of Nursing
Jessica Wood, DNP, WHNP-BC, RNC-OB is a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and licensed registered nurse, and has been teaching at the Norwich University School of Nursing since 2008. Although she has experience as a critical care nurse, a kidney transplant nurse, and emergency room nurse, the majority of her career has been dedicated to labor, delivery, postpartum, newborn care, and women's health. As a passionate leader for nursing, Dr. Wood has expanded her expertise to include many leadership and nursing education roles in her 20+ years in nursing. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Science in Health Systems Leadership from Norwich University, a post-Master's certificate as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner from Duke University, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Duke University.
Jessica's most recent work was for a well-known non-profit organization providing care to women throughout northern New England. Additionally, she has led nursing students to impoverished areas of Nicaragua and continues to practice as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in New England. She is a native Vermonter and loves biking, skiing, hiking, and paddleboarding.