Jeffrey Hom, MD, MPH
Policy Advisor, Philadelphia Department of Public Health
Public Health Interests
Current Public-Health Related Activities
Jeffrey Hom is a policy advisor in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, where he provides guidance to the Health Commissioner on programs and policies related to the well-being of all Philadelphians. A board-certified internist, Jeff's present focus is on substance use, in particular issues around access to treatment and harm reduction. Jeff has contributed to health care and public health efforts in San Francisco, Boston, and Shiprock, New Mexico, as well as internationally in Lesotho and Cambodia, all of which have deepened his desire to improve community well-being, pursue health equity and advance social justice. For his efforts he has been selected as a Zuckerman Fellow at Harvard's Center for Public Leadership, a Presidential Leadership Scholar, and in 2019, one of the de Beaumont Foundation's "40 under 40 in Public Health" honorees.