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Jennifer Whittaker

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research Associate
Jennifer Whittaker is a Research Associate at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. For the past year, she has been guiding the research efforts of the New Ruralism project.

Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Jennifer was a research associate at the Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab where she researched the role of local government policy and planning in facilitating healthy communities. Her research interests focus on increasing health equity for rural communities. Training as a community and regional planner has made her well-suited to identifying a full systems approach to community health that better meets the needs of rural populations.

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Thursday, September 24

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