Jeffrey Sánchez, MPA
Former eight-term Massachusetts State Representative
2019 HSPH Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow
Chairman Sánchez has been advocating for healthcare reform for over sixteen years. In 2006, he worked to pass landmark legislation which affirmed health care as a right in Massachusetts. Since then, he has crafted laws that support and enable the Life Sciences industry to grow and thrive, establish a statewide health care cost benchmark, and worked to protect and ensure 98% of the state’s population has health insurance. He authored and successfully ushered into law comprehensive legislation to close the racial health disparities gap, criminal justice, compounding pharmacy practice, and improve school nutrition programs.