Clinical Spotlight: Jessica E. Uhler, MD

Premier Pulse     September 2023

Jessica E. Uhler, MD - Her Journey, Playlist Favorite, and Plott Hound

What is your clinical specialty?

Family Medicine

Where did you go to school?

Purdue University, B.S. Genetics

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, M.D. Community Hospital East (Indianapolis), Family Medicine Residency

What brought you to Premier Health? 

I always enjoyed my rotations at Premier Health facilities in medical school and wanted to be closer to family in the Cincinnati area.

Why did you choose medicine as a career? 

I grew up with parents in health care careers (pharmacist and nursing professor) and eventually chose medicine after shadowing experiences in college.

Who are the people who influenced and/or mentored you? 

I had great faculty in residency who were amazing mentors as a woman in medicine, including: Drs. Melody Jordahl-Iafrato, Aria Arrizabalaga, Jesse Clark, Cassandra Cashman, Judy Robinson, and Lindy Sergeant.

What is one thing most people don’t know about you? 

I have a 15-month-old Plott hound named Dolly Jolene and, consequently, have had to replace half of my shoes this year...

Where is your hometown?

Brookville, IN

What, if any, sports team(s) do you cheer for?

Purdue Boilermakers football and basketball
Columbus Blue Jackets
Cincinnati Bengals

What is the last book you read? 

“28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand

What is your favorite song in your playlist? 

“Cruel Summer” - Taylor S

What is your favorite food?

Thai food

What is your favorite hobby?

Traveling, especially for concerts and sporting events. I went to Wimbledon and the Scottish Open this summer.

What is your favorite animal, and why?


Where is your favorite vacation spot, and why?

Cape San Blas, Florida, for its peaceful white sand beaches and amazing sunsets over the Gulf.

Describe something (a thing, person, place, experience, etc.) for which you are especially thankful: I’m especially thankful for my parents, who have been a constant support during my medical training journey. I’m looking forward to celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family trip to North Carolina this fall.

Pick a side

iPhone or Android?


Early bird or night owl?

Early bird

Beach bum or mountain hiker? 

Beach bum

Dress shoes or tennis shoes?

Tennis shoes

Paperback or e-reader?


Coffee or tea?


Cooking or baking?


Sweet or salty?


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