Jason Roffenbender

Jason Roffenbender, M.A., M.S., is a Research Associate in the Office of the President at Georgetown University. Previously, he was a Research Associate in the School of Nursing & Health Studies, and from 2008-2011, he was a Research Assistant at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

At the O’Neill Institute, Jason worked with faculty and fellows at both the Law Center and the School of Nursing & Health Studies. He contributed to health law and policy projects on a range of topics, such as infectious and chronic disease prevention, primary care workforce capacity building, and global and domestic health care and reform. He has earned masters degrees in applied economics and physiology at Georgetown University, and completed his bachelors degree at the University of Virginia.

Selected Publications


Kim, Susan C, Jason S Roffenbender, Paula Avila-Guillen, Ana Ayala, Tanya Baytor, Aliza Glasner, Zachary Turk, and John D Kraemer. Global Health, Big Data, and Country Ownership – An Opportunity, in BIG DATA, BIG CHALLENGES IN EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY MAKING.: West Academic Publishing, 2015.


Kraemer, John D, Brian J Honermann, and Jason S Roffenbender. "Cyclists’ helmet usage and characteristics in central and southern Malawi: a cross-sectional study." International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 19, no. 4 (2012): 373-377.

Kraemer, John D., Jason S. Roffenbender, and Laura Anderko. "Helmet wearing among users of a public bicycle-sharing program in the district of columbia and comparable riders on personal bicycles." American Journal of Public Health 102, no. 8 (2012): e23-e25.

Anderko, Laura, Jason S Roffenbender, Ron Goetzel, Francois Millard, Kevin Wildenhaus, Charles DeSantis, Diane Canova, John Howard, and William Novelli. "Promoting Prevention Through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Workplace Wellness." Preventing Chronic Disease 9 (2012): 175.


Jacobs, Bette, Jason Roffenbender, Jeffrey Collmann, Katherine Cherry, LeManuel L Bitsoi, Kimberly Bassett, and Charles H Evans Jr. "Bridging the Divide Between Genomic Science and Indigenous Peoples." The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 38, no. 2 (2010): 684-696.

Kim, Susan C., Stephen Becker, Carl Dieffenbach, Blair S. Hanewall, Catherine Hankins, Ying-Ru Lo, John W. Mellors, Kevin O’Reilly, Lynn Paxton, Jason S. Roffenbender, Peter Piot, Mitchell Warren, and Mark R. Dybul. "Planning for pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission: challenges and opportunities." Journal of the International AIDS Society 13 (2010): 24.