Jessica is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 15 years of experience in clinical and behavioral research. She completed her B.A. in Psychology at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. During graduate school, Jessica concentrated in health psychology, with a specific focus in eating disorders and obesity. Her dissertation examined the relationship between disordered eating attitudes/behaviors and overweight with patient-reported outcomes in adolescent girls with type 1 diabetes.
Jessica completed her post-doctoral internship at the Joslin Diabetes Center, in Boston, MA and stayed on as a Research Associate within the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Section, where she conducted behavioral research and provided clinical services to patients and their families. Her research was funded by the National Institutes of Health (including a K award from NIDDK) and focused on improving the health and well-being of youth with type 1 diabetes. Jessica has presented her work at local and national conferences and published a number of peer-reviewed manuscripts and review papers.
Jessica joined Modus Outcomes in September 2016, where she oversees the US team organization and project implementation, as well as leading projects as the main point of contact for clients across various disease areas. Her experience in study design and implementation using both qualitative and quantitative research methods, plus her clinical experience enables her to be an effective project lead and work seamlessly with clients, clinicians, and patients.