Jessica Chung, DNP, NP-C
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.
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. She is now accepting appointments.
She is an educator of nursing 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.