Assistant Professor of Instruction
Dr. Graciela Jaschek completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Maryland College Park. She completed an MPH at Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Molecular Ecology at the University of Massachusetts at Boston.
Dr. Jaschek has an extensive history of 25 years working as a health planner, community and labor organizer, director of community programs, program developer, and research assistant in Latino and African/African American communities in Maryland. For the last several years, she was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at University of Maryland College Park. In that position, she conducted research on the effects of non-traditional work schedules (i.e., shift work, temporary work, long hours, long weeks, multiple jobs) on cardiovascular risk factors, depression, and anxiety.
Dr. Jaschek has a keen interest and experience in global studies and working with student in international settings. She recently returned from Peru where she and students at the University of Maryland participated in Public Health Without Borders. Given her extensive practice background in public health and research interests, Dr. Jaschek will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in epidemiology and international health at Temple.