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ABAI Welcomes Dr. Perkins to the Board


Jessica Perkins, MD

Dr. Jessica Perkins, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson, Mississippi.

As an academician, she serves as the UMMC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program Director and practices pediatric allergy and clinical immunology.

She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree at Mississippi State University in Starkville, Mississippi. She then moved to Jackson, completing her Medical Doctorate, General Pediatrics residency, including a year as Pediatric Chief Resident, and fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at UMMC. She is involved in local and national allergy and immunology organizations, currently serving as Vice President of the Mississippi Society for Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology (MSAAI). Dr. Perkins has a passion for serving and caring for the children of Mississippi.

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