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Jessica Keim-Malpass is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia School of Nursing and in the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Keim-Malpass’ research focuses on using decision analytics and computational economic models for optimal nurse-engaged and family-centered research. Through this work she has studied the implementation of predictive analytics monitoring, or artificial intelligence systems in complex hospital settings. She has led NIH-funded research focused on self-management of children with medical complexities; NSF-funded research using math models to optimize decision-making during chemotherapy drug shortages for children with cancer; and foundation-funded work conducting a comparative health policy analyses of Medicaid waivers for children. She has led publications from this work published in Health Affairs and JAMA Network.mShe is an associate editor at PLOS Digital Health.

Dr. Keim-Malpass received her BS from Wake Forest University in Biology, her MSN and PhD at the University of Virginia, her post-doctoral studies at Wake Forest Baptist Health in cancer survivorship/health policy, and an MS in Regulatory Sciences/Biotechnology from the Johns Hopkins University. She recently completed an additional MSN as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner and will maintain a pediatric hematology-oncology clinical practice.


Jessica Keim-Malpass


Associate Professor

University of Virginia


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