Jennifer Barboza, certified pediatric nurse practitioner

"I am fortunate to be part of an organization like CHKD and I am dedicated to helping each child and their family achieve positive outcomes through individualized care."

Jennifer Barboza, CPNP-PC

(757) 668-8177

College: Hampton University

Graduate school: University of South Alabama


Born and raised in California, Barboza relocated with her family in 2003 to Virginia Beach due to military. She began her nursing career in pediatrics in 2004 within the community focusing on routine visits, triage, immunizations, and family education.

She also has experience working in child and adolescent behavioral health since 2005.

In 2011, she began working as a bedside nurse on the inpatient rehabilitation unit at CHKD and later transitioned to education coordinator. Upon completing her graduate degree, Jennifer began working as a pediatric nurse practitioner with a focus on inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.

She loves the beach, camping, and traveling with her husband and children.

Clinical Interests
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Pediatric injury and prevention
  • Mental/behavioral Health
  • Patient and family education
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Honors & Awards
  • Hampton Roads Pilot 2017 Nurse Nominations