Jennifer Behnke – Coalition Coordinator

Jennifer has served as SCWIHERC Coordinator since July, 2016.  She earned her Master of Public Health degree from Des Moines University, focusing on emergency preparedness and response.  Her areas of interest include electronic patient tracking, healthcare system surge capacity and response to mass casualty incidents, emerging pathogens, and emergency preparedness for children and special populations.  Before joining SCWIHERC, she worked in inpatient and emergency department patient care areas and as a medical laboratory scientist in clinical microbiology.