Tessi Ruiz, MPH

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Tessi Ruiz, MPH, is a program associate in the Office of Community Impact at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Phone: 267-426-5506


Tessi is responsible for furthering the day-to-day tasks that advance the goals of the Office of Community Impact. She provides support with program implementation related to Community Impact. She coordinates the CHOP Cares and CHOP Cares EXCEL Community Grant programs, facilitates partnerships with community organizations to support staff programs, supports the Community Health Needs Assessment process, and manages the Health Fair Ambassador program. In addition, she coordinates activities in response to community requests, supports community impact report preparation, coordinates the ReCHOP program, and manages the CHOP Employee Volunteer Program.

Tessi has seven years of experience in community education and outreach. Prior to joining CHOP, she worked for Nurse-Family Partnership in Montgomery County and the American Red Cross Eastern Pennsylvania Region. Tessi holds an MPH from Drexel University and a BA from Temple University.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MPH - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Program Associate, Community Impact

Departments and Services