Jennifer Ibrahim is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Public Health at Temple University, as well as the Associate Director of the Public Health Law Research Program. She earned a B.S. degree from Boston College in 1997, an M.P.H. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1999 and a Ph.D. in Health Services and Policy Analysis and an M.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 2002. Prior to joining the faculty at Temple University, she was an American Legacy Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. Ibrahim's area of research interest is in health policy development and implementation, particularly at the state and local level. Most recently, she has two main projects in progress: 1) examining means to address tobacco use through policy modifications and integration within existing public health systems and 2) evaluating knowledge, awareness and understanding of the law among the public health workforce and the associated impacts on performance.