Jessica Dean-Hester, FNP-C is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is from Terre Haute, In. and graduated in 1995 from Terre Haute South Vigo High school. Her professional career started as a case worker for Hamilton Center and the State of Indiana. She went on to nursing school and then worked at Riley Children's Hospital ER, St. Francis Hospital ER, and Terre Haute Regional Hospital in the ICU, house supervisor, and float pool working on all the units. She has a background as a Nurse Practitioner in pain management and can provide in office injections for joint pain, muscle and tendon pain, and migraine relief. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Indiana State University. Associates of Science in Nursing from Indiana State University, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Southern Indiana with honors. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing with Honors from Chamberlain University in Chicago, Illinois. She holds a national certification with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is an active member of CAPNI- Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses of Indiana. She has a special place in her heart for rural medicine and is happy to be working in our rural health clinics in Jasonville and Linton.