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PhD, Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; MS, Health Promotion Management, American University; BA, Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Area of Expertise:
food deserts; the impact of parks and recreation, housing and air quality on community health; health disparities; diversity and inclusion of public health faculty in higher education; philanthropy and community development and health.
Jessica Young is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Studies at American University. Her work broadly focuses on health in economically distressed and under-resourced communities.
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