Jennifer Radin, PhD

Senior Staff Scientist, Scripps Research Translational Institute

Jennifer Radin is an epidemiologist with the Digital Medicine Division at Scripps Research Translational Institute, where she conducts research to improve disease prediction and prevention by incorporating digital devices, sensors and platforms. She is currently the Principal Investigator for DETECT, an app-based research study that seeks to understand if data from wearable devices can provide early indications of viral infections, such as influenza and COVID-19. She is also working on PowerMom, a study that utilizes a digital research platform that allows pregnant women to contribute their health information to the study using a smartphone app, The study aims to better understand physiological and behavioral factors that influence a healthy pregnancy, identify complications earlier, and provide more individualized recommendations that reflect the diversity of all pregnant women.

Before joining the Translational Institute, she worked with the Operational Infectious Disease Department at the Naval Health Research Center and the Influenza Division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Jennifer received her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University. She also holds a master's of public health, specializing in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, from Yale University and a bachelor's degree in Biology from the College of William and Mary. 


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