Overcoming Burnout with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr
Jacqueline Kerr, PhD is a behavioral change scientist, TEDx speaker, and popular podcast host who specializes in overcoming burnout. In this virtual community event, Dr. Kerr will discuss her work and offer insightful burnout solutions.
Jacqueline Kerr is a behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide and received over $56 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to research health behavior change solutions for individuals and communities.
Dr. Kerr left her position as a public health professor in 2018 and hosts the podcast Overcoming Working Mom Burnout where she interviews researchers, diversity experts, and leadership coaches. She is on a mission to dismantle the causes of burnout, to prevent burnout through comprehensive strategic planning for employee well-being aligned with DEIB, and to create sustainable and impactful organizational change informed by her two decades as a behavior change and implementation scientist and practitioner.
In her role as Head of Behavior Science at The Huuman Group, she is dedicated to helping leaders and teams identify and craft positive behavior change. Her TEDx talk, How to Stop Burnout Before it Starts, explains how burnout is a multi-level problem, and she provides actionable solutions to change the social norms around burnout based on behavior change science. Dr. Kerr holds a PhD in community-based behavior change from University of Birmingham and a Master’s degree from University of Bristol in Exercise and Health Sciences. Originally from England, she has lived in Australia, Sweden, Nigeria, Indonesia, France and Germany. She currently resides in California with her husband and two children. When she isn’t solving burnout, you can find her reading, hiking, or performing improv comedy.
This webinar is open to all DOM staff, faculty, and trainees via Zoom: