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Jess joined the University of Chicago in October 2021, after 8 years working in public health policy and emergency response programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. Bringing years of experience working on major science initiatives, Jess leads the Data Science Institutes research program strategy, collaborating with faculty, postdocs, students and partners to help push forward initiative goals and translate analysis into real world solutions to complex scientific and societal challenges. Jess received her MPA from the University of Georgia, and BA in International Political Economy and Religion from the University of Puget Sound.