Oakland, California
 Public Health

Meet Public Health Institute

For 55 years, PHI has accelerated the impact of public health.

PHI and its programs improve health, equity and wellness by discovering new research, strengthening key partnerships and programs, and advancing sound public health policies. Our hundreds of programs have impacted millions of people, creating an architecture that will continue to impact communities for generations to come.

PHI’s curated portfolio focuses on the ideas, programs and individuals positioned to transform health. We build the capacity of diverse public health and healthcare leaders, in the U.S. and globally. Tackle emerging diseases. Use tech to speed healthcare delivery. Amplify local leaders. No idea is too small—or too big—to succeed.

PHI strengthens the work of public health and builds community power through three key roles: as a fiscal sponsor, as a thought leader and as a partner.

Culture at PHI

The Public Health Institute has been named as one of the 50 “Best Nonprofits to Work For” by The NonProfit Times, each of the three times it has applied. PHI staff come to PHI—and they stay. The average tenure of a PHI employee is ten years.

Listen to Girls

Listen to us, and change begins. Believe in us, and the world shifts. Invest in us, and we all rise together.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, citizenship status and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

Meet the Team

We're Hiring!

PHI offers a broad array of career opportunities, in our administrative offices and through our many programs working in Oakland, across California and around the world. From administrative support to research scientist to IT professional, every position at the Public Health Institute helps contribute to building healthier, more equitable communities around the world. We encourage you to explore our career opportunities and look forward to working with you.

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