Jason Brown

Jason Brown, MHSA

GIS

For more than 12 years, Jason Brown has been a leader in the chronic disease public health space. Prior to his role with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors as the GIS Public Health Consultant, Jason held leadership roles in Chronic Disease Bureaus in the District of Columbia and Mississippi. Passionate about improving the health and wellbeing in underserved communities faced by chronic disease risk factors, he is committed to navigating the community-clinical connections while focusing on an upstream approach. Jason currently plays a major role in uplifting best practices, enhancing the use of the GIS network, and supporting state and local health departments around their respective needs.

Jason received his Bachelor of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Mississippi State University, and his Master of Health Service Administration at Mississippi College. As a public health doctoral candidate at Jackson State University, Jason is preparing his dissertation defense on “The Association Between Social Determinants of Health and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Findings from the 2009-2011 Mississippi PRAMS.” Jason is preparing to graduate December 2020 and currently lives in Jackson, Miss.