Dr. Jay Graham
George Washington University
United States of America
Assistant Professor
Dr. Jay Graham has an M.P.H., M.B.A. and a PhD in Environmental Health Engineering from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Currently, Dr. Graham is an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health and Global Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He is an expert in environmental microbiology with over ten years of international work experience.
Dr. Graham’s current research focuses on developing new approaches to better characterize risk factors associated with pediatric diarrhea and the emergence of novel zoonoses.

Prior to joining the faculty at George Washington, Dr. Graham served as a lead technical advisor on water supply, sanitation and hygiene within the Bureau for Global Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

1998 - 2003: He has worked in a variety of countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa, including a long-term position on the US-México border (1998-2003) where he conducted research on the primary prevention of diarrheal diseases and pneumonia within informal settlements of Ciudad Juárez, MX.

George Washington University


The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders.

Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. More than 20000 students (from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries) study a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.