faculty profile

Jessica Wellette   DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC



Jessica Wellette joined Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 2019. She is a clinical instructor for the Pre-Speciality Program and also teaches in the Professional Formation series.  She has six years of bedside experience in high-risk obstetrics and one year of hematology/oncology experience. She taught obstetric, postpartum, and newborn clinicals at Belmont University for two years prior to joining Vanderbilt. Jessica also serves as a pre-specialty advisor and is also a member of the Student Life Committee at VUSN. Her volunteer experience includes being a member of the Emergency Response Team at her church.    


  • DNP, University of South Alabama
  • MSN, University of South Alabama
  • BSN, Trevecca Nazarene University and Belmont University Consortium


  • National Certification Corporation, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Academic Interests

  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Obstetric, Postpartum and Newborn Clinical
  • Leadership and Management
  • Professional Formation

Professional Organizations

  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing