Jessica Bush, NP-C is a 2001 graduate of Jones County Junior College where she received her Associate Degree of Nursing. She then received her Bachelor of Science of Nursing in 2004 from the University of South Alabama. She went on to receive her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from South University in Savannah, GA.
Kim Simnicht is a certified family and gerontological nurse practitioner who works with David Lee, M.D., neurosurgeon. Simnicht received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1992 from University of Mississippi School of Nursing. She received her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 1995 from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing. She has more than 20 years of experience working as a nurse practitioner in a neurosurgery clinic.
Simnicht is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association, American Nurses Association and the Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Tran Wallace is a board certified nurse practitioner who works at SBJ's satellite clinic located at Highland Community Hospital. Wallace, a Memphis native, graduated from the University of South Alabama where she completed the family nurse practitioner program. She received her master’s in nursing with a concentration in nurse leadership from Christian Brothers University. She also received her bachelor's degree in science from CBU. She began her career in nursing in 2011. She had worked as a nurse for two years on the medical surgical unit and emergency room, and then spent three years in the operating room before she pursued a nurse practitioner degree. She is a member of Mississippi Nurse Practitioner Association, Mississippi Nurses Association and American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Her husband works at Highland Community Hospital, and they reside in Picayune. They have two boys.
Our talented group of Southern Bone and Joint Nurse practioners are highly qualified and have extensive training and experience.