Jennifer Cochran

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Jennifer Cochran, MPH

Director, Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Jennifer Cochran is Director of the Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention Massachusetts in the Bureau of Infectious Disease, Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The Division incorporates the legacy Division of Tuberculosis Prevention and Control, and the Refugee and Immigrant Health Program, which she directed for over 20 years before programmatic areas combined under her leadership in 2012. Jennifer is project director for the Refugee Health Technical Assistance Center, a technical assistance program funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (2010-2013). She is a member of the CDC’s Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (ACET), Past Chair of the Association of Refugee Health Coordinators, and co-founder of the American Public Health Association’s Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health. Jennifer received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of California Santa Cruz and a graduate degree in public health from Boston University.