Jessica Ding

  • MD-PhD Student
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant


Research Interests

    Medical Anthropology
    Integrative Medical Systems
    China and the Chinese Diaspora
    Public Health
    Chronic Pain
    Palliative Care
    Physician-Patient Relationships
    Health Systems Science

Biographical Info

Jessica (she/her) entered the MD-PhD program in 2022. Her research in medical anthropology examines acupuncture interventions for chronic pain and takes a health systems science perspective on emergent American integrative medicine. She earned her B.A. in anthropology from Harvard (2020) and her M.M. in harp performance from the New England Conservatory (2021).
Dept. of Anthropology