Originally from Orlando, FL. Jen completed her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology at the University of Miami before making a big move to the north. She moved to Baltimore, MD where she earned her medical degree at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a graduate of the Class of 2000. She then attended a Pediatric Residency Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. During her fellowship in neonatology, she obtained a Master’s of Science in Medical Education from the University of Pittsburgh. She is Board Certified in both Pediatric and Neonatal Medicine.
She has spoken both nationally and internationally at venues such as the Texas Conference for Women, Shiners Hospital, March of Dimes and many more. She has received numerous awards including the Ray E. Helfer Award for innovation in medical education from the Academic Pediatric Association, Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2010/2011 and Patients’ Choice Award for 2008-2014 and Top Ten Doctors 2012-2014 awards from Vitals.com. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Academic Pediatric Association, Society for Simulation in Healthcare and is on the council for the National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions.
Dr. Arnold is currently the medical director of the Simulation Center at Texas Children’s Hospital and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX.
She is the daughter of David & Judy Arnold, sister to David E. Arnold and a proud mom to her son William Ri Jin and daughter Zoey Nidhi and now a cancer survivor too! In her ‘nearly non-existent’ free time, Jen enjoys going to the beach, travel, painting, fishing and spending time with family & friends.