Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

James Plumb, MD, MPH

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Center for Urban Health

Family Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
Primary Care Physician

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 301
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-7190
Fax: (215) 923-9186

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Family Practice

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Health Literacy: Cancer Prevention Strategies for Early Adults

Endgame for polio eradication? Options for overcoming social and political factors in the progress to eradicating polio

Type 2 diabetes in a rapidly urbanizing region of Ghana, West Africa: A qualitative study of dietary preferences, knowledge and practices

Using accreditation standards as a framework to evaluate and improve a community-based diabetes self-management education program

Type 2 diabetes in a rapidly urbanizing region of Ghana, West Africa: a qualitative study of dietary preferences, knowledge and practices

Stage of Change and Other Predictors of Participant Retention in a Behavioral Weight Management Program in Primary Care

A primary care-public health partnership addressing homelessness, serious mental illness, and health disparities

The Use of International Service Learning Initiatives for Global Health Education: Case Studies From Rwanda and Mexico

Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management

Trial of a behavioral intervention to increase dilated fundus examinations in African-Americans aged over 65 years with diabetes

JeffHOPE: The Development and Operation of a Student-Run Clinic

Obesity and Cancer

Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors among individuals in low socioeconomic communities and homeless shelters

The interplay of obesity and asthma

The social and behavioral foundations of men's health - A public health perspective

Community engagement of men

The asthma and obesity epidemics: The role played by the built environment - A public health perspective

Experience with hospice: Reflections from third-year medical students

The role of life-prolonging technology

Homelessness: Reducing health disparities