Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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Jennifer Wisdom²

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Affiliate Faculty Health Management & Policy (HMP) and Health Systems & Policy (HSP)


Dr. Wisdom has a volunteer affiliate faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health in the Health Systems Management & Policy programs. In this role her work includes teaching classes, mentoring and supervising students, and collaborating on research with primary SPH faculty members.

Dr. Wisdom is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, consultant, and researcher. Her work has focused on improving the organization, delivery, and quality of mental health and substance abuse. She is currently Director of Research at CODA, Inc., Portland’s largest substance use treatment program, and an Affiliated Investigator at the City University of New York Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health. Dr. Wisdom has been funded by NIMH, NIDA, and state/local governments. Her research focuses on developing leaders, improving health care systems, and implementing evidence-based practices.

Education, Degrees

B.S., Park University, 1994
Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2001
M.P.H., Oregon Health & Science University, 2003

Awards and Honors 

  • 2015-2016: Fellow, Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership 
  • 2014-2015: Fellow, Hedwig van Amerigen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program 
  • 2003: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine Outstanding Master’s Thesis

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty