Derek Jennings

Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Associate Dean, School of Public Health
Bezruchka Family Endowed Professorship for the Public Understanding of Population Health, School of Public Health


Seattle, WA -

Research Interests

Dr. Derek Jennings is the Associate Dean for Indigenous Affairs and a Bezruchka Family Endowed Professor within the UW School of Public Health. As a tribal nations member, he works primarily with Indigenous communities as a health educator, addressing the social determinants of health related to food, diet and improving diet.


PhD Curriculum and Instruction Health Research, University of Wisconsin (Madison), 2011

MEd Philosophical, Historical and Social Foundations of Education, University of Oklahoma, 1997

BA Sociology, Dartmouth College, 1993

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