Jill Daugherty, PhD

Jill Daugherty

Epidemiologist, Division of Injury Prevention


Areas of Expertise

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Jill Daugherty, PhD, is an epidemiologist on the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Team in the Division of Injury Prevention (DIP) at the Injury Center. Her work focuses on understanding the public health burden of and sociodemographic disparities in TBI.

She began her career at CDC as a survey researcher at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) in Hyattsville, Maryland, working on the National Survey of Family Growth. After three years at NCHS she transferred to DIP in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Daugherty received a bachelor of science degree in biobehavioral health from Penn State University and a master of public health and doctorate in sociology from Emory University. She has authored or co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles and government reports.