Jennifer Schroeder Tyson


  • MPH, Maternal and Child Health, UNC Chapel-Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2015
    • Certificate: Community Prep and Disaster Management
  • BA, Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Studies (International Studies), 2007

Current Teaching

  • Introduction to Public Health (PH 2000)
  • Communication in Public Health (PH 2300)
  • Biostatistics (PH 3330)
  • Public Health Interventions I (PH 3800)
  • Rural Public Health (PH 4650)
  • Public Health Interventions II (PH 4800)

Practice/Service and Research Interests

  • Public Health Practice
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Public Health Preparedness
  • Emergency Management
  • Social Epidemiology

Professional Practice and Service Experience/Activities

  • Public Health Preparedness and Special Projects Consultant, AppHealthCare (2015 – PRESENT)
  • Appointed Workgroup Member, National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup (2020-2021)
  • Supportive Executive Council Member, NC Climate Change Interagency Council (2020 – PRESENT)
  • Participant, NACCHO COVID-19 Workgroups (2020 – PRESENT)
  • Member, APHA ICEHS Emergency Health Services (EHS) & Disaster Preparedness (DP) (2019 – PRESENT)
  • Member, APHA’s Intersectional Council Steering Committee (ISC-SC) approved a new Topic Group: Disasters and Emergency Preparedness for APHA 2021 (2020 – PRESENT)
  • Mentor, Harvard Student Public Health Evaluation Fellows (2020)
  • Task Force Member, NCIOM Healthy NC 2030 (2019)
  • Committee Member, NACCHO Preparedness Performance and Outcome Monitoring Work Group (2016-Present)
  • Chair, Epi/Stats/Lab Section of NCPHA (2017-Present)
  • Board Member, Harmony Lanes (2019-Present)
  • Public Health Preparedness Consultant, Durham County Health Department (2014-2015)
  • Research Assistant, National Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development Center (2013-2016)
  • Research Assistant Fellowship, MEASURE Evaluation, USAID (2014-2015)
  • Community Education Specialist, Planned Parenthood of Central North Carolina (2013-2014)
  • Child Care Subsidy Social Worker and Translator, Watauga County Department of Social Services (2012-2013)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator, Glimmerglass Festival (Seasonal 2009-2013)
  • Health Clinic Assistant and Translator, Planned Parenthood Health Systems (2011-2012)
  • Program Assistant for Africana and Latin American Studies, Colgate University (2009-2011)
  • AmeriCorps Promise Fellow, Western Youth Network (2006-2007)


Schroeder, J & Bouldin, E. Inclusive Public Health Preparedness Program to Promote Resilience in Rural Appalachia (2016–2018) | AJPH | Vol. 109 Issue S4. (2019).

Schroeder, J, et al. Ebola as an Instrument of Discrimination - RWJF. (2014).

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Title: Lecturer, Jennifer Schroeder Tyson, MPH Public Health

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Phone: (828) 262-7151

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