Jesse is a field epidemiologist and clinician with over a decade of service in the realm of complex humanitarian emergencies. Most recently, she served as an emergency epidemiologist for Medicins Sans Frontieres. In this role, she has worked throughout the middle east, sub-saharan Africa, and latin america in response to conflict, disaster, and infectious disease outbreaks. Most recently, Jesse has worked on the front lines of the Syrian crisis in Iraq & Lebanon as the principal investigator for several large emergency health assessments. Jesse also functioned as the technical lead for the MSF Switzerland Health Information System (HIS) project; where she designed simple, field-driven data collection tools & methods for use in 22 countries and over 50 emergency projects. Prior to her role as an epidemiologist at MSF, Jesse worked as an Epidemiologist for the World Health Organization Iraq Country Office (EMRO). During her time as a graduate student at UC Berkeley, Jesse was a graduate researcher at the US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Emergency Response Branch (ERB). Prior to her public health career, Jesse served as a critical care Paramedic for 6 years for the City of San Diego.