Jennifer Welham, ICF’s SVP for Public Health
Jennifer Welham, a Potomac Officers Club member, serves as ICF’s senior vice president for public health. She has been with the company for nearly 30 years, serving public- and private-sector clients with issues related to public health outcomes.
In her current role, Welham is responsible for leading ICF’s health, science and human services division with the goal of delivering research, training, technical assistance and evaluation support to the company’s customers, ICF said.
ICF is a Fairfax-based management consulting company whose customer base includes the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Administration for Children and Families.
Welham leverages her extensive experience in assessing the health risks and hazards of exposure to environmental pollutants such as chemicals and pathogens.
In 2008, Welham became the leader of ICF’s environmental risk and toxicology business unit, which involves 75 people. The group became part of the environmental and health sciences line of business in 2012 and grew to 120 people under her leadership.
Welham joined the ICF in July 1990 as a research assistant and has stayed with the company since. She now leads ICF’s health and survey research line of business, which still includes the company’s health science practice.
Welham earned a master’s degree in biology from George Mason University with a specialty in environmental science and public policy. Welham also holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and psychology from The College of William and Mary.
In 2009, the Project Management Institute certified Welham as a project management professional.
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