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Representative Jeffrey Sánchez has served as Massachusetts State Representative for the 15th Suffolk District since 2003.
In February 2009, he was appointed the House Chairman of the Joint Committee on Public Health. His work is centered on finding the nexus of Public Health and Health reform particularly for underserved communities by improving quality and access through systemic reforms. Jeffrey currently serves on the Commonwealth’s Health Disparities Council, the National Conference of State Legislatures Health Reform and Medicaid Task Force, the MA Health Policy Forum and as Treasurer of the National Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs.

He served as Co-Chairman on the House/Senate Conference Committee resolving the "Act Relative to Pharmacy Practice in The Commonwealth” which establishes the regulatory framework for the Compounding Pharmacy industry. This legislation won unanimous passage within the House of Representatives and Senate in 2014, and was signed into law by Governor Patrick in July 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a Masters of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and is a current fellow at the Center for Public Health Leadership at the Harvard University School of Public Health.

Latest News

Social on Substance Abuse: Wednesday, October 22nd 5-7PM

Social on Substance Abuse Flyer We are hosting a “Social on Substance Abuse,” which is a chance for community members to come together to share stories around this difficult issue. This social will also give residents a chance to connect … Continue reading

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Join us on the 31st for our Halloween Party at Bromley-Heath with ABCD

Halloween 2014 ENG Flyer

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MCPHS Trick-or-Treat, Wed. Oct. 29, 5:30-7:30pm. Held at MCPHS- 101 Palace RD

Join MCPHS for their Halloween party on October 29th. There will be a costume contest, pumpkin decorating, carnival games, food and candy!

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October 23 is DACA Day at City Hall (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

October 23 is DACA Day at City Hall, 5th floor (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). The clinic is geared towards assisting eligible applicants to apply for the first time or those who need assistance with DACA renewals. To learn more, … Continue reading

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Link to my remarks at the 2014 Health Policy Commission’s Cost Trends Hearing

http://www.jeffreysanchez.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Chairman-Sanchez-Delivers-Remarks-at-Cost-Trends-Hearing-10-06-14.pdf

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Gov. Patrick signs Rep. Sanchez Compounding Pharmacy bill to law

“This legislation clearly defines the practice of compounding and ensures that any pharmacy in the business of compounding will be held to the same standards, while focusing on accountability, transparency, and patient safety.” said Representative Sanchez.

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House, Senate Pass Comprehensive Legislation to Improve Oversight, Licensing and Quality Standards for Compounding Pharmacies

I am proud to have worked with my colleagues in the Legislature to pass final legislation that will increase oversight, improve quality and safety standards, and establish rigorous transparency and accountability practices for pharmacies engaged in the compounding of sterile … Continue reading

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Summer Job Opportunity

Hope line registration is now open! Boston residents with a valid social security number between the ages of 15 to 18 are eligible to register for a summer job at: www.BostonYouthFund.org from 9:00 am on Thursday, June 12 through 11:59 … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the upcoming gun violence legislation

Public Safety Committee Testimony on An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence

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Arborway Advisory Committee Meeting, June 10 at 7pm at the Hunnewell Building 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

I will host a meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to increase the safety of all users on the Arborway. This group has been meeting for over 5 years and has worked to connect the Department of Conservation and Recreation, … Continue reading

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