PhD Student

Jessica is a second year student in the Health Policy PhD program at UC Berkeley in the organizations track. She received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from New York University and went on to earn an MPH from UC Berkeley. She was previously a Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow at the Ministry of Health in Samoa, studying mobile phone reminders and education for maternal health. Jessica also previously worked for the World Health Organization, Doctors Without Borders and Oxfam. Jessica’s research interests are in the evaluation of mobile health tools and other innovations, both domestically and abroad. She brings this interest to CHOIR, where she is working on a study to evaluate the implementation of a text-messaging program for diabetic patients.