Department of Otolaryngology

Jennifer L. Anderson, MD, PhD

Dr. Jennifer Anderson grew up in southern California and completed her prior training at UCLA and UC Irvine. She chose to complete an away rotation at UPMC due to the program’s reputation for breadth and strength of clinical training. After experiencing the supportive training environment and quality of the faculty, Jennifer was interested in coming to UPMC for residency. She was also impressed by UPMC’s numerous research opportunities. Her research interests include molecular basis of cancer, targeted therapeutics, and cancer immunology and immunotherapy. In her spare time, Jennifer takes classical ballet classes and attends performances by the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre.

Education & Training

  • University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA 2014-2018- MD
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 2006-2012- PhD
  • UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 2001-2005- BS, Mathematics; Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics