Jessica Young, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Jessica Young is an Obstetrician-Gynecologist and Addiction Medicine specialist. She is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She got her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  She joined the faculty in 2011 and obtained a Masters in Public Health from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2013. She pioneered the Vanderbilt Maternal Addiction Recovery Program which is an outpatient addiction treatment program for women that integrates substance use disorder treatment with prenatal, postpartum care, and primary care. She is the state physician lead for the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy Project. Board-Certified in both Obstetrics-Gynecology and Addiction Medicine, she has spoken regionally and nationally on the issue of substance use disorder in pregnancy and is an advocate for pregnant women and their families.