Jennifer Mendez Ph.D. (ag3928)

University information

Title: Instr Asst/Non-Instr
Unit: Internal Medicine
Department: School of Medicine

Contact information

320 East Canfield
203 Mazurek Ed Commons
Detroit, 48201

Academic and Student Programs

Title: Service Learning and Community Engagement Director

Jennifer Mendez, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Internal Medicine - Geriatrics. She has led the award-winning Service Learning program and co-directs the Community Engagement Elective and the Scholarly Concentration on Policy, Advocacy and Community Health. She has extensive experience coordinating academic coursework and has worked more than 10 years to coordinate the Interprofessional Team Visit Program. Dr. Mendez has presented her research around the world, including the Association of American Medical Colleges. She is one of the authors of the Toronto Declaration on Bridging Aging and Disabilities.

Professional Service:

14 years with the School of Medicine/eight years with WSU


Bachelor’s degree in Education and Arts
Master’s degree in Educational Administration
Doctoral degree in Education

Jennifer Mendez Ph.D.

Women in Medicine and Science

Title: Vice Chair (Education)

 Associate Professor - Research Educator 

Department of Internal Medicine 

Jennifer Mendez Ph.D.

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