Skip to main content
Welcome to the new Video Library! While you will still have access to all the features you previously used, the new site has a modern look and upgraded technology to help us continue delivering a reliable service. Questions or feedback? Contact us

Jill Baumgartner PhD

Jill Baumgartner completed her master’s degree at the Harvard School of Public Health. She obtained a bachelors degree in International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Baungartner’s masters training included field work in Kenya, South Africa, and India. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sichuan Province, China, where she designed and implemented four community health projects and served as a university lecturer.

Baumgartner's research interests focus on how development-driven ecological disturbances affect the emergence and distribution of infectious and respiratory diseases. For her PhD she is working with Professor Jonathan Patz of the Department of Population Health and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment.
Picture from Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Health in Rural China video
Picture from Global Health and the Environment: 2008 Global Health Symposium video
Picture from Women's Health and Empowerment:  2007 Global Health Symposium video