JC Alejaldre, MPH

  • Associate in Health Policy and Management
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Juan Carlos "JC" Alejaldre, MPH, MBA is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health where he teaches courses on leadership and professional communications. JC has been an Administrator at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Irving Medical Center since 2017, where he oversees central operations within the Division of Community and Population Health and the day-to-day management and strategy of specialty practices in Washington Heights, a predominately Latinx and immigrant community in Northern Manhattan. In this capacity, he is on the frontline tackling issues around health equity, applying his professional and educational experiences combined with his passion for community health. He has also been a key leader in planning and executing the Hospital's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that community health is a top priority. JC is currently researching interventions that address widespread chronic diseases in urban community settings. His work focuses on Latinx and immigrant populations whose access to healthcare is often diminished due to multiple adverse social determinants of health. As a DACA recipient brought to the U.S. as a young child, JC hopes that his work in public health contributes to the elimination of health disparities for Latinx and other immigrant communities and ensures the future of children in urban centers is determined by more than their zip code. JC is a Doctoral candidate in Community Health and Health Policy, and holds both a Master of Public Health degree and Master of Business Administration. He has lived in New York since he was 6 years old and currently resides in Long Island City. He is a die-hard Yankee fan.

Academic Appointments

  • Associate in Health Policy and Management

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, 2012 SUNY - University at Albany
  • MPH, 2014 SUNY - University at Albany School of Public Health
  • MBA, 2018 CUNY - Baruch College Zicklin School of Business