Come out to Dr. Bettigole’s talk “Emerging from a pandemic: what’s next for public health in Philadelphia?” on November 30th, from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM in Ruth Auditorium in Nesbitt Hall!
Cheryl Bettigole, MD, MPH, is the Health Commissioner for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. She is a board-certified family physician and has previously served as the Director of the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention for PDPH and as Chief Medical Officer of Complete Care Health Network, a federally qualified community/migrant health center group in southern New Jersey, and as a Family Physician and Clinical Director with Philadelphia’s City Health Centers, where she saw patients for more than 12 years.
Bettigole is also a Past-President of the National Physicians Alliance (now part of Doctors for America), where she helped develop physician teams focused on gun violence prevention and drug safety and pricing while continuing the organization’s work on access to high-quality affordable health care. She completed her BA in history at Yale University, her MA in Anthropology at the University of Chicago, her MD at Jefferson Medical College, and her MPH at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where she received a Capstone Award for her work on access to care for people with limited English proficiency.