Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA, is the Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where she fostered collaboration within the Office of Assistant Secretary for Health with the goal of advancing public health. Dr. Mullen was the lead liaison for the HHS Regions and advises the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health on a variety of priority public health issues, ranging from research integrity to women’s health to health promotion and disease prevention.
Dr. Mullen is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the former chair of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Control Federal Advisory Committee and served on both the Advisory Committee to the CDC Director and the Public Health Accreditation Board. She was also a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Quality Measures for the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicators.
Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Mullen received her Bachelor and Master of Public Health degrees from Yale University, where she also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychosocial epidemiology. Dr. Mullen graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she was elected to AOA, the National Medical Honor Society. She did her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Mullen also holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.