Dr. Jennifer Turgiss and her team of behavior scientists are responsible for applying proven science and practice-based behavioral strategies to key health and wellness-related solutions being developed throughout the Johnson & Johnson enterprise. This helps to ensure that our solutions offer the greatest potential for sustainable health outcomes and continue to meet the evolving needs of the diverse customers our company serves. To deliver on this promise, Dr. Turgiss and her research and analytics team measure and validate the impact of these solutions and provide real-world insights into "what works," which then helps to fuel future solution development.
Dr. Turgiss has more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles at national and global health and wellness organizations. She joined Johnson & Johnson from Virgin Pulse, where she served as Vice President, Health Solutions. In this role, Dr. Turgiss was responsible for ensuring scientific integrity and managed all analytics projects for the organization. She was also Director of the Virgin Pulse Institute, working with research partners to contribute relevant information to advance the field of workplace health, well-being and engagement.
Dr. Turgiss has an M.S. in exercise physiology from the University of Colorado and a doctorate from Boston University’s School of Public Health, where she specialized in social and behavioral sciences in population health management.