Jessica A. Casas, MD, MPH

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Palliative Care
Cancer
Blood Disorders

Phone: 832-822-7228
Fax: 832-825-7829

Contact Information

6621 Fannin St., Ste. W1990
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Palliative Care, Baylor College of Medicine
Palliative Care Program, Cancer and Hematology Centers

Education

School Education Degree Year
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia fellowship Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2016
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia fellowship Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2015
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia residency Pediatrics 2012
The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine and Public Health medical school Doctor of Medicine 2009
The University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine and Public Health masters Master of Public Health 2009

About

Dr. Jessica Casas' passion for influencing positive change and alleviating suffering guides her career goals that include integrating her work as a clinical oncologist with the development of a palliative care program. She strives to help other medical professionals become more familiar and comfortable with early integration and delivery of palliative care to children. 

Clinical Interests
Pain and symptom management
Communication and teamwork
Global oncology palliative care

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Member
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Member
American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO) Member

Selected Publications