Wesley Jacob

About Wesley Jacob


Wesley Jacob, MD, PhD is a professional physician, medical researcher, computer programmer, novelist, musician, linguist, and polymath with extensive expertise and practical experience across a wide range of fields.

He has taught a broad range of subjects including Biology (both molecular and organismal), Biochemistry, Nursing, Anatomy, Neurology, Psychiatry, History, French, Spanish, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Portuguese, Philosophy, Essay and Personal Statement Editing, and College Counseling. Wes holds dual MD and PhD degrees from Harvard Medical School and MIT (funded by an NIH MSTP fellowship) and holds a B.S., summa cum laude, in chemistry and biochemistry from Duke University. Additional professional accomplishments include a 5-show run on the TV quiz competition Jeopardy!, being the founder and lead singer of the popular band Kant’s Konundrum, and authoring the 400-page novel “Echoes of The Mystic Chords.”