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Jennifer Fassbender

Director of Program Initiatives
Reinvestment Fund


Jennifer Fassbender is the Director of Program Initiatives at Reinvestment Fund, currently responsible for the national Invest Health initiative. Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund in 2017, she held a leadership role with the American Diabetes Association’s Scientific and Medical Division, directed The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Healthy Weight Program, and managed research studies focused on reducing health disparities at the University of Pennsylvania. She serves on several national boards, councils and committees in support of healthy communities and has contributed to many peer-reviewed publications. Ms. Fassbender studied at Penn State University and the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health.