Jessica G. Hitchcock, MD
Physician, Infant, Child & Adolescent, and Family Psychiatry
Dr. Hitchcock was born in Portland, Oregon. She studied music history and theory at Oberlin College, and received her master’s degree in Musicology from the University of North Carolina. She attended University of North Carolina School of Medicine and completed residencies in General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with training in Infant Mental Health at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Hitchcock has been a past board member of the American Psychiatric Association, and chaired committees at the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Council of Medical Specialty Societies. She began her Oregon career as faculty at OHSU. She has worked on Child and Adolescent inpatient units and in outpatient practice both as medical faculty and as a private attending.
Her current interests include cross cultural issues in psychiatry, especially trauma, infant mental health, and attachment throughout the lifespan. She volunteers with Health Bridges International, collaborating with health care providers in developing countries to improve children’s mental health through sustainable methods.