College of Health Sciences
Jennifer J. Edwards, PhD, GCIS, is an author and leader in public health strategy and innovation. She serves as Principal Research Scientist at the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), and is a management consultant for global non-profit organizations on business development initiatives. Jennifer has led research and evaluation projects for U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other federal health agencies. She also served at the US Chemical Safety Board where she wrote presidential appointee testimony on occupational health submitted to the US Congressional Record. Jennifer earned a doctoral degree (PhD) in Health Communication & Culture specializing in Breast Cancer Screening in South Africa; and a Graduate Certificate in International Studies (GCIS) from Howard University. She has a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Florida A&M University. Jennifer is founder of GreenAcresGlam.com and creator of Your Medical Power Planner. She serves the community as Vice President of DFW FAMU Alumni Association and Innovation Christian Academy, and she is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She lives in Dallas, Texas USA with her husband, Kevin, and son, Carter. Connect with her @DrJennEdwards on Instagram or via LinkedIn.