Population Health Division

At the San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH) (SFDPH) our mission is to protect and promote health and well-being for all in San Francisco. Our vision is making San Francisco the healthiest place on earth.

SFDPH consists of central administration and two divisions:

  1. Population Health Division (PHD)
  2. San Francisco Health Network (SFHN)

The most recent SFDPH Organization Chart is available here.

Table: Population Health Division (included selected programs)

Branches, Offices, and Centers Leadership Team
Operations, Finance, and Performance Management Christine Siador
Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) Jonathan Fuchs
ARCHES (Epidemiology, Surveillance and Research)1 Wayne Enanoria
Center for Public Health Research Willi McFarland
Bridge HIV (research) Susan Buchbinder
PHD Policy Director Israel Nieves
Environmental Health Branch Stephanie Cushing
Community Health Equity and Promotion (CHEP) Tracey Packer
Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) Branch Susan Philip
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) Jan Gurley
Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMSA) James Duren
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH)2 Curtis Chan
Environmental Justice (program) Karen Pierce
Food Secutiry (program) Paula Jones


  1. Applied Research, Community Health Epidemiology, and Surveillance ^
  2. Part of San Francisco Health Network ^