Epi Bodhi, MSPH
Town of Amherst Health Department
Epi Bodhi is the Director of Health for the progressive and diversely populated town of Amherst, MA; she has been practicing in the field of public health for more than twenty years. As the Director of the Amherst Public Health Department, Ms. Bodhi has worked to move the Department away from being a provider of services to the core public health functions, and to focus on social justice. Some of her initiatives have included improving access to healthcare and the adoption of Massachusetts’ most progressive tobacco regulations. Ms. Bodhi has been active in NACCHO since her appointment, and has been a member of the City Forum.