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Jennifer Breaux, DrPH, MPH, CHES

Jennifer Breaux

Associate Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Education
Community Health and Prevention
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DrPH, Community Health & Prevention, Drexel University School of Public Health
MPH, Drexel University School of Public Health
BS, Exercise & Sports Science, Cook College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Jennifer Breaux received her DrPH in Community Health and Prevention in 2011 and her MPH in 2004 from the Drexel University School of Public Health. Dr. Breaux’s work is focused around maternal and child health, nutrition, and the relationship between health and human rights.

She previously worked as research coordinator for Children's HealthWatch, the research arm of the Philadelphia GROW Project.

Dr. Breaux has been the Director of Undergraduate Education at the Dornsife School of Public Health since 2010. She currently teaches in both the undergraduate and MPH programs and continues to expand the school’s public health undergraduate program and offerings.

Research Interests

  • Maternal and child health
  • Child and maternal health
  • Community health
  • Human rights


Chilton, M., Rabinowich, J., Council, C., Breaux, J. (2009). Witnesses to Hunger: Participation though photovoice to ensure the right to food. Health and Human Rights: An International Journal. 11(1): 73-85.

Chilton, M., Chyatte, M., Breaux, J. (2007). The negative effects of poverty & food insecurity on child development. Indian J Med Res. 126: 262-272.

Chilton, M., Breaux, J. (2005). Stretching the Food Insecurity Paradigm in the United States. 5th International Conference on the Capability Approach.