Jessica Thompson PhD, BSN, RN, CCRN-K
Jessica Harman Thompson, PhD, BSN, RN, CCRN-K is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing for both her bachelors in nursing and her doctorate of philosophy. Jessica worked as a staff nurse for five years in the UK cardiovascular intensive care unit. During her PhD studies, Jessica was a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar and received the Carolyn Williams Award for outstanding PhD student. Jessica’s research focused on end-of-life attitudes and perceptions for patients with a cardiac device. Jessica has presented at multiple local, regional, and national conferences, and was selected as a future leader in heart failure by the Heart Failure Society of America. Jessica is currently completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Boston College in latent class growth modeling with Dr. Christopher Lee and is an adjunct instructor in the undergraduate program.