Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Global Public Health
New York University College of Global Public Health

Fellowship Profile

Fellowship Year: 1979-1980
Fellowship Placement: Sen Javits (R-NY)
Sponsoring Institution: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Discipline / Profession: Pediatrics-General


Jo Ivey Boufford, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Global Health at the New York University School of Global Public Health and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine. She is President Emeritus of The New York Academy of Medicine and Chairman Emeritus and current Member of the Board of the International Society for Urban Health (ISUH). She served as Dean of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University from June 1997 to November 2002 She currently serves on the United Hospital Fund (UHF) Board and is Vice Chair of the NYS Public Health and Health Planning Council (PHHPC) and Chair of its Public Health Committee. Nationally, she is on the Boards of the National Hispanic Health Foundation and the Health Effects Institute. She was elected to membership in the US National Academy of Medicine (formerly IOM) in 1992, served on its Board on Global Health, and served two four-year terms as its Foreign Secretary from 2003 to 2011, She was elected to membership of the National Academy of Public Administration in 2015. She is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.