Jessica McWhorter, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC

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Jessica McWhorter, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, is a nurse practitioner with the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider – Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Emory University, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Atlanta, GA

Graduate Degree

MSN - The University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services




Darcy-Mahoney, A., Minter, B., Higgins, M., Guo, Y., Zauche, L. H., & Hirst, J. (2016). Maternal and neonatal birth factors affecting the age of ASD diagnosis. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews: NAINR, 16(4), 340-347. doi:10.1053/j.nainr.2016.09.033

Awards and Honors

2015, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
2015, Magna Cum Laude, Emory Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
2014-2015, Emory Alumni Board Leadership Scholarship Recipient
2014-2015, Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Epsilon Chapter