Jeffrey Levi

Dr. Jeff Levi

Jeffrey Levi




School: Milken Institute School of Public Health

Department: Health Policy and Management


Email: Jeffrey Levi
Office Phone: 202-994-8958
2175 K Street 2175 K Street, NW, Office: 513 - Floor 5 Washington DC 20052

Jeffrey Levi, PhD, is Professor of Health Management & Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, where his work focuses on the intersection of public health, the health care system and the multi-sector collaborations required to improve health. He has been at GW since 1997. In January 2011, President Obama him to serve as a member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, which he chairs. At the end of 2015, he completed a ten-year tenure as Executive Director of the Trust for America's Health, where he led the organization’s advocacy efforts on behalf of a modernized public health system, including implementation of the public health provisions of the Affordable Care Act and annual reports assessing the nation’s public health preparedness, investment in public health infrastructure, and response to chronic diseases such as obesity. Dr. Levi received a BA from Oberlin College and a PhD from The George Washington University.

Managed Care Contracting

Medicaid and SCHIP

Public Health Preparedness


Bachelor of Arts (Government), Oberlin College, 1975

Master of Arts (Government), Cornell University, 1976

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University, 1999

PubH 6315: Introduction to Health Policy Analysis, Department of Health Policy
HIV and Infectious Disease Policy, Department of Health Policy

Professor Levi served as a consultant to the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Public Financing and Delivery of HIV Care in the U.S., as well to its Committee on HIV Prevention Strategies in the United States. He also serves as faculty for the National Breast Cancer Coalition's Project Quality LEAD, a training course designed to help breast cancer activists influence quality care in their communities and public policy processes.

Professor Levi has been principal investigator of a series of sponsored research projects related to HIV, Medicaid, managed care, and public health, including public health preparedness and the integration of public health and health care delivery.