School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy and Management
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.