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 three 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 adverse events and depressive symptoms among Puerto Rican young adolescents.

Dr. Jaschek has a keen interest and experience in global studies and working with students in international settings. She mentors Public Health Beyond Borders hands-on student projects in Peru, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador and India. Given her extensive practice background in public health and research interests, Dr. Jaschek teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in epidemiology and global health at Temple.


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of Maryland
  • MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • BS, Molecular Ecology, University of Massachusetts

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




EPBI 2219

Biostatistics and Public Health


EPBI 2301

Public Health Beyond Borders


EPBI 5201

Epidemiological Research Methods I


EPBI 5500

PHBB International Travel Experience


EPBI 5500

Public Health Beyond Borders International Project


EPBI 8206

Infectious Disease Epidemiology