Improving Access to Maternity Care: Challenges and Solutions for Rural Places

Tuesday, February 13, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Reuben W. Hills Conference Room
Encina Hall, Second Floor, East Wing, E207
616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
  • Katy Backes Kozhimannil
Dr. Katy B. Kozhimannil, University of Minnesota

Dr. Katy B. Kozhimannil PhD, MPA, is an associate professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota, and Director of Research at the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center. She applies the tools of health policy and health services research to the field of women’s health, with a focus on maternal and child health. Dr. Kozhimannil earned her masters degree in public policy at Princeton University and holds a PhD in health policy from Harvard University. She completed postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School. 

Dr. Kozhimannil conducts research to inform the development, implementation, and evaluation of health policy that impacts health care delivery, quality, and outcomes during the perinatal period. The goal of her scholarly work is to contribute to the evidence base for clinical and policy strategies to improve maternal and child health and wellbeing and to collaborate with stakeholders in making policy change to facilitate improved health for women and their families.

This is a hybrid event; lunch will be served for those who attend. Please register either way.



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