Greg Hoffman, Epidemiologist

Greg Hoffman joined ODCP in March 2022 as an epidemiologist focusing on ensuring the collection, analysis, and display of substance use disorder data to support ODCP’s ongoing efforts to reduce drug overdose events and make informed policy decisions.

As an ODCP Epidemiologist, Greg provides support in current and developing investigations, surveillance systems and the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data. He works with other epidemiologists, state and local agencies, medical professionals, and the public to provide information and education to minimize the harmful effects from substance abuse throughout the state of West Virginia.

Prior to joining ODCP, Greg served in a variety of roles in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These roles included surveillance epidemiologist, subject matter expert, case investigator, and workflow coordinator for a number of agencies in several states. Greg also provided planning, logistics and data collection support for COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccine programs for public and private entities.

Greg served as an AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) addressing substance use disorder harm reduction efforts through the development of community collaborations in resource constrained rural counties in the Midwest. Greg also worked to reduce barriers to healthcare access among LGBTQIA+ communities.

​Greg earned master’s degrees in Public Health and Emergency and Disaster Management from New Mexico State University and American Public University. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University and completed three years of doctoral level training in veterinary medicine. Greg is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Applied Data Analytics at the Roux Institute.