Name: Jessica McDonald
Title: Prevention Project Coordinator
Organization: Deschutes County Health Services
Stakeholder Group: Public Health Staff
Jessica was born and raised in Northwestern Montana and recently moved to Bend. She graduated with her B.S. in Psychology and Journalism and M.S. in Health Promotion from Indiana University-Bloomington. Prior to joining the DCHS Prevention Team, Jessica taught college level courses on substance abuse prevention and various health topics at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jessica also worked as an International Relations Officer for ThaiHealth Promotion Foundation in Bangkok where she focused on substance use prevention and health promotion. Jessica is excited to continue her passion for public health in Deschutes County. When not at work, Jessica enjoys spending time with friends and family, global travel adventures and exploring the great Pacific Northwest.