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Jeannette M. Tandez

Region III MRC Regional Liaison

Be the change you want to see in the world... (Mahatma Ghandhi). This is Jeannette’s favorite quote and one she tries to embrace every day. Jeannette serves as the Region III Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Liaison for the MRC Program under the Readiness Division within the Office of Emergency Management and Medical Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She provides technical assistance and support to existing and newly establishing units in Region III (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV).

Jeannette possesses a Master’s Degree in Public Health with a focus in Epidemiology. Prior to joining the MRC Program, she worked in various capacities for state, county, and local public health agencies continuing to develop her professional and personal skills while building strong community partnerships.

She is dedicated and passionate about her work, which has focused around public health, emergency preparedness, training, planning, and helping communities become more resilient and self-sufficient. She enjoys serving as a mentor and leader and believes in forward thinking and teamwork to overcome difficult challenges. She has worn many hats including Epidemiologist, Emergency Response Coordinator, Project Manager, and MRC Coordinator. Currently, she works closely with approximately 60 individual MRC units that have almost 22,000 registered volunteers to support the mission of ASPR and coordinate goals with the MRC Program.


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