Jennifer Anne Bishop, Sc.D., M.P.H.

Director, Division of Strategic Communications

Jennifer Bishop is the Director of the Division of Strategic Communications in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women's Health. Dr. Bishop has over 19 years of experience working in health communication, health policy development, and program evaluation in the federal government and private sector. Dr. Bishop has experience designing and evaluating health promotion materials for the National Cancer Institute and the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Additionally, she served as the multicultural program director for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, where she oversaw multicultural advertising and outreach, new media initiatives, and a variety of other community and partnership initiatives, including the development of drug abuse prevention messaging targeted to parents.

Dr. Bishop is a graduate of Cornell University and has a masters of public health from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Dr. Bishop earned her doctorate of science in health communication and social policy from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research explores the role of health communication in the production and elimination of health disparities. She is a past member of the Fairfax County Human Services Council and serves as an adjunct faculty member for the advanced academic masters of arts in communications program at the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.