Jennifer Ahern University of California, Berekely
Dr. Jennifer Ahern is Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health. She examines the effects of the social and physical environment, and programs and policies that alter the social and physical environment, on many aspects of health (e.g., violence, substance use, mental health, and gestational health). Read more
Dr. Ahern has a methodological focus to her work, including the application of causal inference methods and semi-parametric estimation approaches, aimed at improving the rigor of observational research, and optimizing public health intervention planning. Her research has been supported by a New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of the Director.