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 SFDPH Organization Chart is available here (PDF).

Table: Population Health Division organized for Public Health Accreditation

Branches, Offices, and Centers Leadership Team Accreditation
Operations, Finance, and Performance Management Christine Siador Systems, Goverance
Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) Jonathan Fuchs Systems
Population Health Data Science Branch1 Wayne Enanoria Assessment
Center for Public Health Research Willi McFarland Assessment
Bridge HIV (research) Susan Buchbinder Assessment
PHD Policy Director2 Israel Nieves Policy Developmnet
Environmental Health Branch Stephanie Cushing Assurance
Community Health Equity and Promotion (CHEP) Tracey Packer Assurance
Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) Branch Susan Philip Assurance
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) Naveena Bobba Assurance
Emergency Medical Services Agency (EMSA) James Duren Assurance
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH)3 Mary Hansell, Curtis Chan Assurance


  1. Proposed name. Currently: Applied Research, Community Health Epidemiology, and Surviellance (ARCHES) ^
  2. Formerly: Office of Equity and Quality Improvement. ^
  3. MCAH is part of the SF Health Network ^
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