Jessica Brower, ARNP, has a strong background in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and cancer screening. Her special interests and passions in healthcare include cancer prevention and cancer research, as well as patient counseling and education. She values spending time getting to know her patients in order to work collaboratively to create an individualized care plan for each patient. She believes that excellent healthcare starts with caring, compassion, and empathy. Jessica, started her career in nursing in 2010. While gaining RN experience in acute care she earned her master’s degree to become a nurse practitioner at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys yoga, spinning, hiking, and spending time with her family.