The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
Melissa Jobgen is originally from Davenport, Iowa. Melissa completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at Allen College in Waterloo, Iowa, and her Master of Science in Nursing (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Track) at the University of Iowa. Melissa has been a pediatric nurse since 1999. Melissa worked at the Children’s Hospital of Iowa before she became a nurse practitioner. Melissa is married to her husband Ben, and they have two children, Grace and Luke. Melissa enjoys attending their activities, and just spending time together as a family. Melissa’s favorite thing about being a pediatric nurse practitioner is teaching parents how to care for their new infants, and preventing illness throughout the lifespan.