Jeffrey S. Oxendine, M.B.A., M.P.H., is associate dean for public health practice and executive director of the Center for Public Health Practice. He is also a lecturer in the SPH Health Policy and Management program and the Haas School of Business Graduate Program in Health Management. In addition, he is the Field Supervisor for Health Policy and Management program.
He has been an executive, educator and consultant in health care for 24 years. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, Jeff held senior administrative positions in leading hospitals and medical groups including Partners Healthcare System, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bay Imaging Consultants Medical Group and Alta Bates Medical Center.He has taught health policy and management for over 10 years, including five years at Harvard School of Public Health, and is a steering committee member of the Alameda County Coalition on Language Access in Healthcare. He also started and operates his own consulting practice.
He is the founder and president of Health Career Connection, a nonprofit dedicated to assisting undergraduate students to discover and pursue health careers, and to increasing diversity in the health professions.
He obtained his masters degrees in business and public health from UC Berkeley. He has served as president of the Berkeley Health Management Alumni Association and president of Healthcare Executives of Northern California. He is a board member of the Kaiser Permanente National Institute for Culturally Competent Care and also the Community Health Academy in Oakland.
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