• Meet the Office for Faculty Development Team

  • Jessica Kahn
    Jessica Kahn

    Jessica Kahn, MD, MPH

    Dr. Jessica Kahn is the assistant chair of academic affairs and faculty development at Cincinnati Children’s, professor of pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the director of the Office for Faculty Development. She has a strong interest in faculty development, diversity initiatives, work-life integration, and mentoring. Her research focuses on improving reproductive health outcomes for adolescents and she has authored more than 100 publications.

    Jessica Kahn

    Sandra Degen.
    Sandra Degen.

    Sandra Degen, PhD

    Dr. Degen is a professor of pediatrics and the associate chairwoman of academic affairs. She leads the Center for Development of Careers in Child Health at Cincinnati Children’s, overseeing programs including high school, undergraduate and graduate research, the reappointment, promotion and tenure committee and the Schmidlapp Women’s Scholar Program.

    Sandra Degen

    Jamilah Hackworth
    Jamilah Hackworth

    Jamilah Hackworth, EdD

    Jamilah is a Faculty Development Consultant in the OFD. In this role, she collaboratively implements initiatives, including leadership development programs, mentorship initiatives, networking groups, and other OFD projects.

    Jamilah Hackworth

    Mallory DePalma
    Mallory DePalma

    Mallory DePalma, MEd

    Mallory is the program coordinator for the OFD. She collaboratively implements all OFD initiatives and ensures that resources are accessible to all faculty.

    Mallory DePalma

  • Office for Faculty Developement group

    (L to R) Mallory DePalma, Jessica Kahn, Jamilah Hackworth

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