Jessica S. Kruger

PhD, MCHES

jessica kruger.

Jessica S. Kruger

PhD, MCHES

Jessica S. Kruger

PhD, MCHES

Research Topics

Consumption and addictive behaviors; health behavior decision-making; pedagogy in Public Health.

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Professional Summary

Jessica S. Kruger, PhD, MCHES is a health educator whose research focuses on consumption and addictive behaviors, health behavior decision-making, and pedagogy in public health. She collaborates with a wide variety of community-based organizations and advises students at the Lighthouse Free Medical Clinic and the Seneca-Babcock Community Center, both in the Western New York area. Dr. Kruger is the vice-chair of the Board of Directors for the Society of Student-Run Clinics and focuses on increasing the interprofessional collaboration in free clinics around the U.S. She also serves as a member of the leadership team of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice at UB. Most recently, Dr. Kruger has been named a 2021 SUNY Online Ambassador for her enthusiastic, effective virtual teaching and advocacy of online education in the SUNY community. Jessica recently joined the editorial board for the journal of Pedagogy and Health Promotion.

Education

  • PhD, Health Education, University of Toledo
  • MSHE, Health Education, University of Michigan-Flint
  • BS, Health Education, University of Michigan-Flint

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • Society of Public Health Education
  • Society for Student Run Free Clinics