Amy B. Jessop

Director, HepTREC

 Congratulations to Amy Jessop, on receiving the 2016 Individual Public Health Recognition Award from 

The College of Physicians in Philadelphia. 

SYNOPSIS

Dr. Jessop's work focuses on the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, particularly vaccine-preventable infections and viral hepatitis. She is a founding member of HepTREC and now serves as its Director.

As a community-engaged scholar, she works to improve public health and to train the next generation of public health and health policy professionals. She brings her professional experiences from research institutes, community-based agencies, corporations, hospital systems, and public health departments to  her teaching, research, and community service. She serves on the Board of Directors for Prevention Point Philadelphia, an advisor to the New Jersey Department of Health and a trainer and advisor to Pennsylvania Department of Health.

EDUCATION

  • BS- Microbiology (The Pennsylvania State University)

  • MPH- Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods  (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)

  • PhD- Health Studies (Temple University)