Jessica Messier, MD, PhD

Jessica Messier, MD, PhD

Hometown: Houston, TX

College/Medical School: University of Texas at Austin/Baylor College of Medicine  

Hobbies/Interests: Running – I have run seven marathons (and hope to run one here in Pgh!). Dogs – I LOVE dogs. I have a Labrador Retriever, Murphy, (who runs with me) and have fostered over 30 dogs! Babies – I love not only my patient babies, but also my own baby, George!

Travels/Languages: My favorite places I have been are Southeast Asia and South Africa!

An Interesting Fact About Yourself: I went to the same orthodontist as Beyonce!

Why Did You Choose UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: All the residents seemed like BFFs! I also loved that Pittsburgh has a lot of nature and is very family and dog friendly!