Judy Platt


Chief Health Officer and Executive Director, Student Health Services

Finance & Administration, Gender Affirming Healthcare Committee, Primary Care

Dr. Judy Platt is Boston University’s senior staff member responsible for advising University leadership and overseeing issues related to health and disease management for all members of the University community. She is a member of the University Leadership Group and Provost’s Cabinet, reporting directly to the University provost.

In addition to managing BU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, she leads the University Health Advisory Board, advising the University provost and president on issues affecting the health and safety of all students, faculty, and staff.

Dr. Platt represents the University regionally and nationally on public health issues related to higher education, partners with scholarly researchers to address public health responses on a university campus, and provides medical consultation as needed to the 15 healthcare service units across Boston University. As executive director of Student Health Services, she oversees the services the University provides to students through its Primary Care, Behavioral Medicine, Sexual Assault Response & Prevention, Health Promotion and Prevention, and Athletic Training Services departments. She also partners with BU Risk Management to co-chair the Student Health Insurance Plan Committee and works to ensure that all state and federal guidelines are upheld and best practices are followed.🌈


BS, University of Scranton
MD, Jefferson Medical College