Jennifer Ibrahim

Office of the Dean
Health Services Administration and Policy
1101 W. Montgomery Ave.


Dr. Jennifer Ibrahim is dean of the College of Public Health, tenured professor in the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy and the associate director of the National Program Office for Public Health Law Research. Jennifer has been recognized by her peers as an outstanding teacher as evidenced by the award of all of Temple University’s teaching awards, including the highest honor, the Great Teacher Award, and multiple national awards. In addition to her achievements in teaching and mentoring graduate students, she has maintained a funded research agenda in the area of health policy, including work on legal infrastructure, the dynamic relationship between public health lawyers and practitioners and work on tobacco control policymaking.

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




HRPR 5001

Current and Emerging Issues in Public Health and Health Professions


HRPR 8985

Teaching in Higher Education: Health Professions


HRPR 8987

Teaching in Higher Education Practicum


HPM 8005

Theor Hlth Policy Making


HPM 9083

Readings and Conference in Public Health


Selected Publications

  • Jones, R.M., Snead, R., Sarwer, D.B., & Ibrahim, J.K. (2023). Mask Adherence and the Relationship Between Masking and Weather-Related Metrics. J Community Health, 48(5), pp. 761-768. Netherlands. doi: 10.1007/s10900-023-01219-3

  • Schroeder, K., Sinko, L., Ibrahim, J., & Sarwer, D.B. (2023). Supporting student learning and development through trauma-informed campuses. J Am Coll Health, pp. 1-9. United States. doi: 10.1080/07448481.2023.2187647

  • Cloud, L.K., Prood, N., & Ibrahim, J. (2023). Disarming Intimate Partner Violence Offenders: An In-Depth Descriptive Analysis of Federal and State Firearm Prohibitor Laws in the United States, 1991-2016. J Interpers Violence, 38(5-6), pp. 5164-5189. United States. doi: 10.1177/08862605221120891

  • Ventura, L., Chiarelli-Helminiak, C.M., Frankel, A.S., Hipple, E., Ibrahim, J., Sharma, S., Wolcott, J., & Metz, S.M. (2023). "Unprecedented Times:" Experiences of Social Work and Public Health Professionals during Times of Public Crises. Soc Work Public Health, 38(2), pp. 121-134. United States. doi: 10.1080/19371918.2022.2097973

  • Monshi, S.S., Collins, B.N., Wu, J., Alzahrani, M.A.J., & Ibrahim, J.K. (2022). Tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship in Arabic media between 2017 and 2019. Health Policy Plan, 37(8), pp. 990-999. England. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czac039

  • Shuman, S., Pollitt, A.M., O'Brien, M., Ibrahim, J., & Gupta, J. (2022). Health Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-seeking Among Unauthorized Immigrant Women. J Interpers Violence, 37(17-18), pp. NP15620-NP15648. United States. doi: 10.1177/08862605211020981

  • Monshi, S.S., Wu, J., Collins, B.N., & Ibrahim, J.K. (2022). Youth susceptibility to tobacco use in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, 2001-2018. Prev Med Rep, 26, p. 101711. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2022.101711

  • Gasoyan, H., Soans, R.S., Ibrahim, J.K., Aaronson, W.E., & Sarwer, D.B. (2022). Association between insurance-mandated precertification criteria and inpatient healthcare utilization during 1 year after bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis, 18(2), pp. 271-280. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2021.10.007

  • Monshi, S.S. & Ibrahim, J. (2021). Implementation of tobacco control measures in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, 2008-2020. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy, 16(1), p. 57. England. doi: 10.1186/s13011-021-00393-8

  • Gasoyan, H., Ibrahim, J.K., Aaronson, W.E., & Sarwer, D.B. (2021). The role of health insurance characteristics in utilization of bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis, 17(5), pp. 860-868. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2021.01.024

  • Gasoyan, H., Soans, R., Ibrahim, J.K., Aaronson, W.E., & Sarwer, D.B. (2020). Do Insurance-mandated Precertification Criteria and Insurance Plan Type Determine the Utilization of Bariatric Surgery Among Individuals With Private Insurance? Med Care, 58(11), pp. 952-957. United States. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000001358