Dr. Matthew Hurford is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Community Care Behavioral Health, one of the country’s largest nonprofit behavioral health managed care organizations. In his capacity as CMO, Dr. Hurford oversees staff within the Departments of Care Management, Medical Affairs, Quality, and Pharmacy. He also serves as a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychiatry.
Prior to his current role, Dr. Hurford served as Chief Medical Officer of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services and Community Behavioral Health. Previously, he served as the Medical Director of the Hall-Mercer Community Mental Health Center and as a Medical Officer Psychiatrist for the Indian Health Service, living and working on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona.
Dr. Hurford holds a bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and an MD from Temple University School of Medicine.