Jennifer Callahan is a 5 term Representative from the 18th Worcester district. She grew up in Sutton on her parent’s apple farm. She is a nurse by training, and worked as a maternal child health coordinator at the VNA of Southern Worcester County as a trauma nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Much of her legislative focus has been on health care, particularly access to primary care, pediatrics and tick-borne illnesses.
Though she styles herself a as “liberal legislator,” she is representing a district which has been trending sharply Republican in recent years.