Jennifer Ibrahim, PhD, MPH, MEd


Jennifer Ibrahim is a tenured professor in the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy and serves as the Dean of the College of Public Health and School of Social Work at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been a member of the faculty there since 2005 when she joined to help build work in public health policy and health systems. She previously served as the MPH Program Director and Director of Graduate Studies. In 2008, she helped to develop the Center for Public Health Law Research and served as the Associate Director from 2009 through 2020, working to build a deeper appreciation for the empirical study of public health law, including behavioral impacts, and mechanisms of change. In addition to research, she has also been recognized for excellence in teaching with teaching awards from Temple University and the Association for the Prevention of Teaching and Research. She has served as a CEPH site visitor for 2015 and began serving as a site visitor chair in 2022. She has also been an active member for the Law Section of the American Public Health Association served as a member of the Philadelphia Board of Health since 2016.

Dr. Ibrahim holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Boston College, a master’s of public health from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, a doctorate in Health Policy and Health Services Research and a master’s of arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s of education in higher education Leadership from Temple University.