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Laura Wherry

Postdoctoral Fellow, RWJ Health & Society Scholars Program, School of Public Health.

Postdoctoral Fellow Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Laura Wherry's research interests center on the role of policy in the health and economic well-being of individuals in the United States. Her recent work examines the changing role of the Medicaid program in providing health care to disadvantaged populations by studying expansions in eligibility that target women and children.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Wherry, Laura. 2013. "Medicaid Family Planning Expansions and Related Preventive Care." American Journal of Public Health, 103(9): 1577-1578. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Wherry, Laura. 2013. "The Impact of Medicaid Family Planning Expansions on Preventive Services Utilization." PSC Research Report No. 13-784. January 2013. Abstract. PDF.