Jamie Tully, MS, MPH
Chicago Public Schools Co-Principal Investigator, Healthy CPS Network Initiative
Chicago Public Schools Health Information Manager
The third largest district in the nation, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) serves nearly 380,000 students at 660 schools. As Manager of HealthInformation, Jamie leads the district’s efforts make data-driven and evidence-based strategies to remove health-related barriers to learning. The Health Information Team is tasked with managing the Healthy CPS Initiative, tailoring the technical assistance strategy for the team based on data, coordinating external and internal health-related research, managing health-related data and ensuring data-driven communications. The Health Information Team utilizes multiple sources of data to drive the strategy for the rest of the Office of Student Health and Wellness.
Jamie has 10 years of professional experience in the education field as a teacher and as a public health professional. She began her career as a high school teacher in Chicago Public Schools and recognized the significant impact health has on learning. She gained dual degrees in Policy and Public Health and returned to Chicago to continue promoting student health as a pathway to closing the achievement gap. During Jamie's time at CPS, she initiated and implemented a successful policy implementation strategy, Healthy CPS. Furthermore, she began the first-ever HealthInformation Team, which has helped the Office of Student Health and Wellness continue to find data-driven solutions to public health and find efficiencies in CPS health-related data management. She has been recognized as a key partner in successful research opportunities, as evidenced by the multiple evaluations and research projects she has supported in bringing to fruition.