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Briana J. Jegier Ph.D.scholar_jegier_briana
D’Youville College
Department of Health Services Administration
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Brief Bio-Sketch
Briana J. Jegier, PhD is an assistant professor in health services administration at D’Youville College. Dr. Jegier teaches courses in statistics, epidemiology, research design, healthcare finance, and healthcare insurance.  Dr. Jegier previously served as an assistant professor in health science-healthcare administration at the College at Brockport-SUNY,   an assistant professor in health systems management at Rush University.  In addition, she  served as the director for curriculum at Malcolm X College where she partnered with faculty to develop and implement 5 new healthcare education programs as a part of a health professions training grant partnership between several community college around the United States and the Department of Labor. Dr. Jegier is currently the co-chair of the Breastfeeding Committee for the Maternal Child Health Section and the chair-elect for the Breastfeeding Forum for the American Public Health Association and an associate member of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation.

Dr. Jegier received her doctorate in public health with concentration in healthcare management and policy with emphasis on economics and finance from St. Louis University, her master’s in health systems management from Rush University, and her bachelor’s in communication with a concentration in organization development from the University of South Florida.

Research Interests
Her research interests have 2 primary foci: 1) the economics of hospital-based interventions and 2) the evaluation and implementation of healthcare education programs. Her economics research has focused primarily on breastfeeding for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit and research involving pump-dependent women. Her work on the evaluation and implementation of healthcare education programs has focused primarily on developing pathways for students from high school to entry into graduate level healthcare professions training.

Contact Information
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (716) 829-7587

Mailing Address:
D’Youville College
Department of Health Services Administration
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201