Jessica Carpenter, M.D.

Jessica Carpenter, M.D.

Dr. Carpenter is a pediatric neurologist in the Division of Neurology at Children’s National Medical Center, director of the Neonatal and Childhood Stroke Program, and co-director of the Neurocritical Care Program. She received her MD from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2002.  Her research interests include perinatal stroke as well as other early neurodevelopmental injuries. Dr. Carpenter brings her expertise in pediatric stroke to CBPR’s research on language and cognitive development in children with perinatal stroke.