Jessica has a Master's in Informatics from Johns Hopkins. Since joining Apelon in 2013, Jessica has had a role in the development and maintenance of nearly all of Apelon’s software products and content. Jess has responsibility for ensuring Apelon products and content meet the needs of it's international users and contributes to the success of open source tools as a common good. Jessica has been working in healthcare informatics for nearly 10 years leading projects for the US Department of Veteran's Affairs and via a relationship with HL7, as the project manager for HL7's Uniform Terminology Governance effort. Jessica is a HL7 Vocabulary Work Group co-chair and a member of the HL7 Terminology Services Management Group, both appointments a recognition of her experience in standards and standard terminology development and maintenance.