Priya Mammen, MD, MPH

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Fostering Urban Resilience from the Emergency Department




  • Director of Public Health Programs and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Assisted in health systems development in war-torn countries, specifically focused on integrating reproductive health services through inter-agency collaboration
  • Facilitates ED-based public health initiatives within Jefferson Health, such as safe opioid prescribing guidelines, overdose prevention and education, integrative services for patients experiencing homelessness, and HIV and Hepatitis C screening
  • Selected as Inaugural Fellow of the Lindy Institute of Urban Innovation, Drexel University for 2018 with a focus on Urban Resilience.
  • Appointed to the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 2015
  • Elected to the Executive Committee of the Section of Public Health and Preventative Medicine in 2017
  • Serves on Board of Directors of Pathways to Housing PA
  • Holds a Masters in Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, completed medical education at Temple University School of Medicine and completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Temple University Hospital