Dr. Jessica Castner, PhD, RN-BC, FAEN, FAAN is the President and Principal Investigator/Consultant of Castner Incorporated, as well as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Emergency Nursing. In addition to clinical nursing, her work includes entrepreneur, faculty, editor, and administrative roles. Her current research includes developing the next generation of telehealth nursing, with a special focus on healthy environments to prevent health emergencies. Dr. Castner’s accolades in include recognition as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing and American Academy of Nursing for unique and enduring contributions to the specialty by pioneering the integration of environmental health research, emergency nursing, and data science mathematical modeling expertise. Dr. Castner is a board certified Asthma Educator (AE-C) and emergency nurse (CEN). Dr. Castner earned her PhD in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Master’s in Public Health Nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and Bachelor’s in Nursing from Marquette University. Dr. Castner has led organizational improvement initiatives to overcome barriers for women in science, advance diversity and inclusion, and enhance cultural competence for the combat veteran family. Dr. Castner lives with her spouse and their sons in the Buffalo, New York area. She loves to read, bicycle, and spend time at the beach.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Health Policy (Injury Prevention, Intimate Partner Violence, Public Health)
  • EMS and Disaster Medicine
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Telehealth Nursing
  • Asthma/Reactive Airway Disease
  • Environmental Exposures
  • Inhalation Disaster