Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

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Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

Jessica S. Kruger

PhD

Research Topics

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

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Professional Summary

Jessica S. Kruger, PhD is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior and Interim Coordinator for Teaching Innovation and Excellence, School of Public Health and Health Professions. Dr. Kruger 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 Buffalo area. Dr. Kruger is co-editor of the Journal of Student-Run clinics and continues to promote the importance of public health within free medical clinics, as well being 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. 

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