Course Facilitaor, Tech Change
Jennifer is a Course Facilitator for TechChange, as well as an independent research consultant. She has served as a Field Medical Logistician for two international medical relief organizations, as well as a Global Health Governance and Policy Advisor for a pharmaceutical company focused on developing more accessible means of controlling and preventing emerging infectious diseases. She has also served as an advisor in meetings with military personnel involved in implementing emergency Ebola vaccine programs. Jennifer's research agenda focuses on the intersection of peace building and global health, with a particular focus on research methods and how best to utilize technology in both the implementation and evaluation of complex public health programs.
Jennifer holds a Masters in Public Health from Indiana University School of Medicine/School of Public Health and is completing her PhD dissertation from the University of New Mexico. She has completed a number of post-graduate programs in research methods and conflict studies, including the International Peace and Security Institute's Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice Symposium and Syracuse University's Institute for Qualitative & Multi-Methods Research.
Mobile Development for Public Health
What are the biggest challenges in public health, and what role can mobile phones and mobile apps play in saving lives?