Faculty & Staff
Learn more about the members and staff of Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. Choose from the following:
Joseph Brecht, Communications Specialist
Joseph Brecht (M.A., Rutgers University) is a Communication Specialist at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. He is responsible for managing the Center’s online presence, including social media accounts, and engaging with the Center’s broad stakeholder audiences. In addition to promoting the research and accomplishments of Center faculty and staff, he uses analytics to inform content strategy with the goal of enhancing the Center’s voice in important health policy conversations and expanding the impact of the Center’s research through online communication and dissemination. Mr. Brecht also oversees the Center’s electronic mailing list and website content and over the coming year, he will lead a team to implement website enhancements that will facilitate visitor navigation and engagement. Prior to assuming his current role, he worked as a Program Assistant to the Director of the Master of Communication and Media (MCM) Program at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information. He received his Master’s degree in Communication and Media from Rutgers University and his Bachelor's degree in Political Communication from The George Washington University.
Christina Kratzman, Information Management Specialist
Christina Kratzman (M.I., Rutgers University; M.A., Middlebury College) is an Information Management Specialist at the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy. At the Center, Ms. Kratzman’s responsibilities encompass institutional knowledge management including creating and implementing taxonomies, enhancing workflows, and employing archival practices; overseeing the CSHP library including cataloging and metadata standards; and contributing her expertise on user interface design and information seeking behaviors to various projects including the iPHD and the CSHP website redesign. Prior to joining CSHP and working in the information science field, Ms. Kratzman had a career as a classroom teacher.