Faculty & Staff

Jessica Webster

Research Coordinator


Jessica Webster (she/her) is a Clinical Research Coordinator at The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her research interests include healthcare disparities affecting LGBTQ communities and minority populations, the impact of traumatic events on health outcomes, education/early-intervention program design for reducing post-traumatic stress development, and qualitative research methods. Prior to PSTAR, Jessica managed studies examining the consequences of traumatic injury, pain and pain burden, and health disparities among ethnic and racial minority populations.  

She has also worked as an intervention specialist providing a manualized cognitive behavioral treatment intervention to parent/child dyads aimed at reducing aggression in pre-adolescent youth.  Jessica earned her Master of Science in Counseling and Human Relations from Villanova University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with minors in Sociology and French from Chestnut Hill College. She is a Certified Secondary School Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor in PA with specialization in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.