Mylynda B. Massart, MD, PhD

Associate Director

Mylynda B. Massart, M.D., Ph.D., 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 founder and director of the UPMC Primary Care Precision Medicine Center, Chair of Family Medicine at UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital, and as a co-director for the HUB Core: Integrating Special Populations and Community Partners Core at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CSTI).  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 as co-Investigator to create the local Pitt+Me Discovery Biobank at the University of Pittsburgh and developing systems to return precision medicine results to providers and patients.