Jennifer Peed serves as director of the Office of Center Integration and as deputy director of the State Implementation Program at the Center to Champion Nursing in America, an initiative of AARP, the AARP Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Jennifer began working for AARP’s Public Policy Institute in September 2013.
Before her position at AARP, Jennifer was an independent consultant who provided management, strategic guidance, research, and policy analysis services to organizations and principal investigators who were working to better understand and promote health, wellness, and social welfare.
Jennifer also served as program administrator for two Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grants that provided technical assistance and education about Medicare and the Medicare Savings Programs to professionals and consumers. In addition, she was program director
for the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance.
During her academic preparation, Jennifer was a legislative intern and monitored state and federal legislation that had a potential effect on health care professionals and health care delivery systems. She also served as a crisis counselor specializing in suicide prevention.
Jennifer has a master’s degree in social work with a concentration in management and community organization and a specialty in health from the University of Maryland.