Dr. Priya Mammen is an Emergency Physician and public health advocate. Her research interests include Emergency Department utilization by the medically underserved and as a point of access to care. Dr Mammen served as Director of Public Health Programs and Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Jefferson Health. She currently facilitates ED-based public health initiatives within Jefferson Health, such as safe opioid prescribing guidelines, overdose prevention and education, integrative services for patients experiencing homelessness, and HIV and Hepatitis C screening as Director of Public Health Programs. She was appointed to the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia and also served on the subcommittee for Service Access, Best Practices and Treatment Providers.