Jenna Lester

jenna lester

Lives In

San Francisco, California


  • Harvard University
  • Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University


  • Skincare


Dr. Jenna Lester is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at UCSF where she practices and teaches general dermatology and is the founding director of the Skin of Color Program. Dr. Lester is a sought-after lecturer, has written book chapters and published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is currently building an academic research program in dermatology.


Dr. Lester is a graduate of Harvard University and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Societies. She completed residency training in dermatology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and is board certified in dermatology.

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