Jessica Howard DO, FAAP
Jessica Howard received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech, and she remained in Blacksburg to get her medical degree from the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Howard then completed her pediatric residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital. She became board certified in 2013 and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Reston Town Center Pediatrics, Dr. Howard worked as a pediatrician in Maryland for nine years. She has also received additional training as an advance lactation specialist to provide better support for moms and babies with breastfeeding difficulties. Additionally, as a Red Cross Blood Program Leader, she is passionate about the importance of blood donation and helps organize blood drives (and donates a lot of blood herself).
In her free time, Dr. Howard enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and two young son, traveling, and a good spa day! She also remains an avid Virginia Tech sports fan. Go Hokies!