Jennifer Yourkavitch joined ICF in 2004 and has nearly 20 years of experience with maternal and child health and infectious disease programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and others. She is a senior technical specialist for global health at ICF.
Previously, Dr. Yourkavitch served as a Child Survival Advisor for Project Concern International.
Dr. Yourkavitch is a member of the American Public Health Association and the Society for Epidemiological Research, and serves as a reviewer for several health journals.
Dr. Yourkavitch is a frequent presenter and published writer on infant feeding and other maternal and child health issues, and gives lectures at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Dr. Yourkavitch has a doctorate in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; a master’s degree in Epidemiology from San Diego State University; and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from George Washington University.