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Mylynda Massart, MD, PhD

Matilda Theiss Health Center


Mylynda B. Massart, MD, PhD is a board-certified Family Medicine physician at UPMC, and assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh.  She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Utah in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry and her medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University.  She currently serves as the medical director at UPMC Matilda Theiss Health Center, and as a co-director for the HUB Core: Integrating Special Populations at the Clinical Translational Science Institute.  Dr. Massart has experience working with diverse populations across the lifespan including obstetrics, pediatrics, adults, and older adults.  She has served in the National Health Service Core in Idaho working with a rural population and currently works in an underserved community in Pittsburgh.  Her research interests are in developing education in genetics and precision medicine for primary care providers and trainees and to be a research catalyst facilitating the inclusion of underrepresented populations in biomedical research.  She teaches residents and medical students in her clinic and at the hospital and serves as medical director for Bethany Hospice.  Currently, Dr. Massart is one of the co-Investigators for the All of US Pennsylvania research project working on community education and engagement. In addition, she is working to create a local biobank at the University of Pittsburgh and developing systems to return precision medicine results to providers and patients.  Dr. Massart resides in Pittsburgh with her husband, three children and two cats.  

Dr. Mylynda Massart discloses that she received an educational grant from 23andMe.