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Jessie R. Duggan, DVM

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Research Associate

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of New Hampshire


Dr. Duggan joined the Comparative Medicine Department in 2017 following the completion of her DVM. She holds a bachelor’s degree in general biology and a Minors in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire.

Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Duggan worked as a veterinary assistant in a small animal practice, interned at Mystic Aquarium and served a veterinary technician conducting anesthesia in the Transplant Biology Department of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard.


Research Interests

Dr. Duggan’s interests include neuroscience, microbiology, gnotobiotics, and the gut microbiome.