Jennifer Zhihuan Huang Bouey


Associate Professor
Susan Mayer Professor of Health Equity


Department of International Health
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Dr. Jennifer Huang Bouey is a tenured Associate Professor and a behavioral epidemiologist at the Department of International Health, School of Nursing and Health Studies, Georgetown University. As an epidemiologist with training in clinical medicine and biostatistics, she is interested in behavioral and social determinants of health among migrants and immigrants and marginalized populations. Her research and publications have been supported by funding from Susan Mayer Professorship endowment (20013-2016), National Institute of Child Health and Health Development of National Institute of Health (R21, R01, P30) (2005- 2012), DC Center for AIDS Research (20012-2016), and Maternal and Child Health Bureau of Health Resources and Services Administration (R40) (2009-2010).

Dr. Huang Bouey served on study sections at National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Drug Abuse, and Forgery International Research Center to review research proposals on HIV intervention, and served as expert reviewers for China Natural Science Foundation and Research Fund of Food and Health Bureau of Hongkong Government. Dr. Bouey also served as consultant to the World Bank to produce regional and country profiles of HIV/AIDS epidemic in Central America (2009); to the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative, and the Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, to provide technical support for their China HIV treatment programs (2007- 2010); to the HIV/AIDS treatment unit of China’s National Center for HIV and STD Control and Prevention on data systems and analysis (2008-2010); and to the Sichuan Center for Disease Control to evaluate their Key National Science Project on “HIV/AIDS control among Yi Minorities in Sichuan Province” (2015).

Dr. Huang Bouey developed and teaches three methodology courses: Epidemiology (INTH177) and Research Methods for International Health (INTH182) for undergraduate International Health program at Medical School and Research Method I (GLOH503) for Master degree program in Global Health for Georgetown University Graduate School. In summer, she leads a seminar course on Changing Patterns of Diseases (INTH477) at the Georgetown-Fudan Global Health Summer Program in Shanghai, China. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Center for Public Health Research at Tshing-hua University School of Life Sciences and teaches Epidemiology in the International Master of Public Health Program.


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  • PhD (2001) George Washington University, Epidemiology
  • MPH (1995) The George Washiongton University, Epidemiology/Biostatistics
  • MBBS (1993) Beijing University, Clinical Medicine


  • Chinese (speak, read, write)