Tomás Aragón

MD, DrPH, Health Officer for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, Director of the Office of Population Health and Prevention at the SFDPH, Director, Center for Infectious Diseases & Emergency Readiness at UC Berkeley

Dr. Tomás Aragón is the Health Officer of City & County of San Francisco, and Director of the Population Health Division (PHD) at the SF Department of Public Health. As health officer, he exercises leadership and legal authority to protect and improve population health and health equity. As PHD director, he directs public health services for San Francisco. He teaches epidemiologic computing at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, and is interested in the practical application of decision and complexity sciences to health leadership, knowledge mangement, and organizational performance. He maintains a not-for-profit, medical epidemiology website/blog (

He graduated from UC Berkeley (BA, Molecular Biology; DrPH, Epidemiology) and Harvard Medical School (MD, MPH), and completed his clinical and research training at UCSF (SFGH Primary Care Internal Medicine; Clinical Infectious Diseases; and Traineeship in AIDS Prevention Studies, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies).

Dr. Aragón is a member of CHARM's Advisory Group which has been created to provide guidance on strategic planning, continued institutional support, and explore new avenues of support and synergy to promote CHARM's sustainability.

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