Jessica Tufte, MPH

As a Senior Evaluation Associate with CCNY, Jessica is charged with leading evaluation teams working to create reports that result in data-informed decision making for a variety of programs ranging from child welfare to racial equity.  Jessica has interdisciplinary educational and professional experiences in public health, healthcare, refugee resettlement, and music performance and teaching.  Before joining CCNY, she was a project manager at a rural community health center in central North Carolina.  She has experience in program development, planning, implementation, and management as well as highly developed skills in quality improvement, relationship building, and public speaking.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Piedmont Health Services; Chapel Hill, NC
Medical Education Project Manager, 2016-2018

UNC Refugee Health Initiative; Chapel Hill, NC
Co-director (part-time), 2014-2016

International Institute of Buffalo; Buffalo, NY
Multiple positions in refugee resettlement, 2011-2014

SUNY University at Buffalo; Buffalo NY
Laboratory Assistant, 2006-2010

TRAINING/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Conference, Anchorage, AK (2016)
American Public Health Association National Conference, Denver, CO (2016)
Safe States Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM (2016)
Presentation Skills: Maintaining an Executive Presence (2015)

EDUCATION

Masters of Public Health (Health Behavior), 2014-2016
Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences and English, 2006-2010
State University of New York – University at Buffalo