Katherine Puskarz, MPH

Assistant Program Director

Katherine Puskarz


901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Katherine Puskarz, MPH

Assistant Program Director

Research & Practice Interests

Environmental Health
Built Environment
Curriculum Development


MPH, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Population Health
BS, University of Georgia


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University Appointments

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Assistant Program Director, Public Health


Introduction to Public Health
Clerkship-Applied Practice Experience (C-APE)


Ms. Katherine Puskarz is Assistant Director for the Public Health Program  at the Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH). She coordinates Clerkship-Applied Practice Experience (C-APE), assisting students through the C-APE process and managing the LEAP C-APE experience at Philadelphia FIGHT. Additionally, Ms. Puskarz oversees the accreditation compliance for the Public Health program, publishes the public health weekly newsletter, advises JeffSAPHE (the program's student organization), and advises students regarding their courses. In addition to her work with the Public Health program, Ms. Puskarz also oversees the recruitment of Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) Fellows in the College.

Prior to becoming the Assistant Director for the Public Health Program, Ms. Puskarz was the Academic Projects Coordinator at JCPH. Among her many responsibilities, Ms. Puskarz collaborated on the development of new master's degree programs. Most recently, she assisted in the development of the Population Health Intelligence program. Ms. Puskarz began her career at Jefferson in the Department of Family & Community Medicine as a Clinical Research Coordinator where she assisted Fellows in their research projects.

Ms. Puskarz earned her MPH from Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health. She earned her BS in genetics from the University of Georgia.