Jordan Jarvis (she/her) is a health policy and systems researcher with a focus on the governance and political economy of medicines and health products, particularly for non-communicable diseases. She currently serves as a Senior Policy Advisor for the Ontario Ministry of Health. Jordan earned her doctorate in public health (DrPH) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. In her doctoral research, she explored the development and implementation of national essential medicines lists in Canada and Kenya, and how these health policies can be leveraged to promote equitable access to medicines. Previously, as the Executive Director of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network, Jordan led advocacy focused on improving health equity and access to health products for people suffering from non-communicable diseases. She has worked and consulted for diverse global health institutions, including the World Health Organization, the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases, and Amref Health Africa in Kenya. She serves as on WHO’s Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and on the Expert Advisory Group for the Medicines Patent Pool. She completed a postgraduate research fellowship with the Harvard Global Equity Initiative, earned a MSc in Medical Biophysics from the University of Toronto, and a BSc (Hons.) in Biology from Western University in Canada.

Health Policy & Systems,
Governance & Administration,
Chronic Diseases & Cancer,
Emerging Leader,
Implementation Science,
Social Determinants of Health