Eby, Jean, ScD, MS, MEd

Jean Eby, Sc.D.

Jean Eby

Jean Eby, ScD, MS, MEd is an epidemiologist and faculty member in the Department of Public Health Sciences. She focuses on 1) prevention and health promotion in research and practice and 2) promoting scientifically and ethically rigorous research to advance science and improve health.

An epidemiologist, exercise physiologist, and health coach by training, Dr. Eby is the Director of the Research and Practice Track in the MPH Program. She has taught epidemiology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels for many years. She currently teaches the core graduate-level introductory epidemiology course in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the graduate course on Population Health Promotion in Research and Practice in the MPH Program. Dr. Eby is the co-director of the Collaborative for Promoting Health and Wellbeing. She also is an evaluator and facilitator on the Wisdom and Wellbeing Peer Support Training grant that aims to promote resilience and wellbeing in the health workforce.

Dr. Eby leads education on scientific integrity and human research protections, including the BIMS/PHS Research Ethics course that provides NIH-mandated training in the Responsible Conduct of Research. The focus of her work in this area is education that integrates methodology, ethics, and regulations. Dr. Eby is a leader in the Virginia IRB Consortium, which offers education and networking opportunities for human research protections professionals and researchers across the Commonwealth. She is a member of the University Conflict of Interest Committee and lead for the Regulatory Knowledge and Support section of the iTHRIV CTSA. Dr. Eby previously served for many years as the education director for the University Human Research Protection Program, during which she worked on both the initial accreditation by AAHRPP in 2018 and the reaccreditation in 2021.

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences

Doctor of Science (Epidemiology), Harvard School of Public Health, 2007
Certificate in Health & Wellness Coaching, Georgetown University, 2023
MEd (Exercise Physiology), University of Virginia, 2018
MS (Epidemiology), Stanford University, 2003
AB (Economics), Princeton University, 1999

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