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Jason Vassy MD, MPH

Jason L. Vassy MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School at VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Vassy is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a clinician-investigator at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and a practicing primary care physician. He earned his MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine before completing his internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania and a Harvard General Internal Medicine Research Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He directs the Genomes2Veterans research program at VABHS and BWH, and his research examines the clinical utility of genetic and genomic testing in various primary care clinical contexts. Current projects include clinical trials of pharmacogenetic testing, polygenic risk scores, and return of unanticipated genetic results. 


Dr. Vassy has no relevant disclosures.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Diabetes Genetic Risk and Lifestyle Modification