- ABMS Certification:
- Pediatric Medicine; Adolescent Medicine
- Clinical Practice:
- Eating Disorders- Pediatric, Teen Health, Pediatric Primary Care, Transgender Services, Transgender Health Services- Pediatric
- Associate Professor
Jennifer Louis-Jacques, MD, MPH, (pronouns: she/her) is a pediatrician, providing primary care to children. She specializes in teen health and has a special interest in treating eating disorders and menstrual disorders. She came to UVA in 2019.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, to immigrant parents, Louis-Jacques grew up in New Jersey. She attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where she majored in biology. Louis-Jacques then obtained a Master of Public Health at Columbia University before attending medical school at New York University School of Medicine in New York City.
For her pediatric residency, Louis-Jacques remained in New York City, training at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. She then completed a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Louis-Jacques is a runner, yoga enthusiast, knitter and mom to a chihuahua-terrier mix named Neko. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and has visited many places abroad, including South Africa, Buenos Aires and Columbia.
- 2017 Early Career Faculty Honor Roll
- 2016 Harvard Macy Institute Scholar
- New York University School of Medicine
- New York Presbyterian Columbia University
- Children's Hospital of Boston