Speaker Profile

Jenifer Cartland
Vice President, Data Analytics and Reporting, Director, Child Health Data Lab / Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Jenifer is the Vice President for Data Analytics and Reporting at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, a research associate professor at the Northwestern University Medical School, and the Director of the Child Health Data Lab. Jenifer taught Program Evaluation in Northwestern University’s master’s program in public health for many years.

Jenifer oversees analytics for the hospital, supporting strategic initiatives, quality improvement, and operations. Jenifer’s areas of expertise include health care financing, mental health service delivery, community-based interventions and child and adolescent injury. 

Jenifer received her doctorate in political science from Loyola University of Chicago and has worked for almost 30 years as a public policy analyst focusing on child and adolescent health and welfare issues.