Position title: Senior Evidence Analyst
Jessica is a senior evidence analyst on the Evidence & Policy Analysis team at County Health Rankings and Roadmaps (CHR&R).
Prior to joining CHR&R, Jessica was a project manager and implementation specialist at Epic Systems. During graduate school she worked as a project assistant with County Health Rankings & Roadmaps and as a research analyst for Wisconsin AHEC and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Jessica holds dual Master’s degrees in Public Affairs and Public Health from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a B.A. in Political Science and History. Her interests focus on health and social justice, particularly through maternal and child health and alleviation of socioeconomic inequities.
The Evidence & Policy Analysis team’s work includes What Works for Health (WWFH), an online database that provides community leaders, coalitions, and others with promising strategies to respond effectively to their health priorities. Analysts review research to rate strategies’ effectiveness in improving health and advancing equity. Strategies include policies, programs, and systems and environmental changes.