Jessica Woodard

Jessica Z. Woodard, MPH, CHES

Jessica is a Population Health Sciences doctoral student in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Prior to joining the department, she obtained an MPH in Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences from Emory University, and a BA in Public Health and Sociology from UC Berkeley. Her research interests include cancer disparities, health equity, social determinants of health and the intersection of obesity, unhealthy eating, and cancer risk. Through her doctoral studies, Woodard hopes to focus on cancer prevention research with an emphasis on implementation science, community engagement, and health promotion. She is adamant about tackling health inequities specifically pertaining to people of color and people experiencing homelessness.