Jennifer Keltz (Rothkopf), MPH, is a Health Communications Specialist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Global Health protection.
From Denver, Colorado, she received her BA in Anthropology and BS in Media Studies from the University of Colorado in 2007, and her MPH from Emory University in 2011.
Jennifer has deployed to CDC’s Emergency Operations Center, working in clearance and communications in both the Ebola and Zika virus outbreak responses. She also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, at the Mongolian National Center for Public Health (the Mongolian version of the CDC, part of the Ministry of Health). There she trained public health professionals on research practices and behavior change theory, and led the creation of a behavior change communication plan aimed at populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, STIs, and TB. She is passionate about making science accessible and useful to the public.