Dr. Jessie R. M. Legros
Dr. Jessie R. M. Legros has held various positions in public health for nearly twenty-five years, including an epidemiologist, associate professor of biomedical informatics, and most currently, ten years as the senior public health educator at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jessie received her doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership in 2008 from Nova Southeastern University, Summa Cum Laude, and her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1994, in Community Health. Previously, Jessie worked in academia, teaching and conducting public health research and founded a Cross-Cultural Consulting firm.
Dr. Legros’ first mission trip with H3Missions was in July 2012. She has since completed a second mission trip in July 2014 and served as the co-Chair of H3Missions Health Advisory Board in 2015 and 2016. She is most proud of volunteer work in Haiti since 2012 assisting in organizing medical/dental/public health fairs for nearly 15,000 men, women, and children.