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Jessica Yu, Ph.D.

Jessica Yu, Ph.D.

Sr. Director, Patient Experience, Hims & Hers

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology

Dr. Jessica Yu is the Senior Director of Patient Experience at Hims & Hers. She is a clinical psychologist whose professional mandate has been to bring evidence-based mental healthcare to those in need in new and interesting ways. 

At Hims & Hers, she works to uphold psychological principles at every step of the mental health journey, develop new ways of helping people achieve their emotional and mental health goals and contributes to thought leadership.

Prior to Hims & Hers, Dr. Yu served in various clinical, research and leadership roles at digital and virtual care companies including Teladoc Health, Livongo, Mindstrong Health and Lantern, and helped develop and evaluate mobile applications at the Veterans Affairs healthcare system. 

She has provided clinical product and strategy consultation to various healthcare startups and co-authored numerous scientific, peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Yu holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. She completed her psychology internship and fellowship at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System. She is a practicing psychologist in the state of California. You can find out more about Dr. Yu on LinkedIn.

Published: July 13, 2023