Jennifer Kahn-Marshall, MPH, CHES, Class of 2010

Jennifer Kahn-Marshall is a Senior Program Analyst on the Chronic Disease Team at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).  As a Senior Analyst she coordinates the Big Cities Chronic Disease Community of Practice (BC-COP), which comprises local health officials and/or senior level chronic disease programmatic staff from local health departments representing the 50 largest cities and metropolitan areas in the United States based on population size (350,000 and higher).  Jennifer facilitates opportunities for peer-networking and sharing of lessons learned among BC-COP members so they can work toward implementing chronic disease prevention strategies in their communities.  She also works closely with the Chronic Disease Director to highlight the successes of the BC-COP and to assure that a unified voice for urban public health responds to emerging public health practice and funding issues.  

Prior to joining the NACCHO staff, Jennifer worked for Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County where she served as the Evaluator for the Sodium Reduction in Communities and Strategic Alliance for Health grants at Schenectady County Public Health Services.  Prior to her work in Schenectady, Jennifer worked as an HIV Educator/Tester in Watertown, NY for AIDS Community Resources.  

Jennifer earned her master’s in public health from the SUNY, University at Albany School of Public Health with a social behavior and community health concentration in 2010.  After graduating, she was selected for the Public Health Leaders of Tomorrow (PHLOT) Post-Graduate Fellowship at Schenectady County Public Health Services.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies from Alfred University.  

Jennifer is grew up in Auburn, New York and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.