Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, M.Sc is a Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations. She directs the Outbreak Observatory, which conducts operational research to improve outbreak preparedness and response. Dr. Nuzzo is also the lead epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Testing Insights Initiative housed within the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. Together with colleagues from the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Economist Intelligence Unit, she co-developed Global Health Security Index. Dr. Nuzzo advises national governments and for-profit and nonprofit organizations on pandemic preparedness and response. Prior to joining the Center for Health Security, Dr. Nuzzo worked as a public health epidemiologist for the City of New York.
Dr. Nuzzo received her Doctoral degree in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a Master of Science degree in environmental health from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental sciences from Rutgers University.
Dr. Nuzzo serves as a pandemic advisor for Stop the Spread, with a focus on pandemic preparedness and response.