Teresa Puente Stanford Health Policy

Teresa Puente, MPH

  • Program Manager

Encina Commons, 103B
615 Crothers Way
Stanford, CA 94305


Teresa Puente is the Program Manager for the Prevention Policy Modeling Lab (https://ppml.stanford.edu/), which conducts health and economic modeling to improve public health decision-making and inform U.S. health policy. Teresa coordinates with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and academic partners, overseeing operations and management for over 30 modeling projects.
Prior to joining Stanford, Teresa worked in health policy and communications at the CDC, supporting efforts to communicate the agency’s work in global infectious disease, outbreak response, and immunization. She received her master’s degree in public health from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, with a focus on socio-contextual determinants of health.