Jessica Carpenter, MD Neurophysiologist



Jessica Carpenter, MD, is the director of the neuro intensive care unit at Children's National Health System. Dr. Carpenter has an area of interest in perinatal infarcts.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 2002
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • BA, 1997
    University of Pennsylvania
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Jessica Carpenter, MD

Patient story

Eli's Story

"Hang in there. Find support. The initial craziness of being in a hospital and having a child with a stroke will gradually fall into a new reality, and you will all adjust to it."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Epidermal growth factor receptormediated regulation of urokinase plasminogen activator expression and glioblastoma invasion via CSRCMAPKAP1 signaling pathways

(2010) Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology

Arterial Ischemic Stroke in Children

(0001) Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in children

(2007) Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports

Inadvertent hyponatremia leading to acute cerebral edema and early evidence of herniation

(2007) Neurocritical Care

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Mark T.'s Story

"My best advice to any parent struggling with this or any illness is to be your child's ambassador. Be their voice and surround yourself with a team that will take you seriously and listen to you."

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