The Effects of a Large-Scale Prenatal Care Intervention
Laura Wherry (New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service)
Monday, 11/30/2020, 12:00pm
Dr. Wherry will discuss The Effects of a Large-Scale Prenatal Care Intervention.
Contact PSC Office for Zoom details.
Laura Wherry's primary area of research focuses on the changing role of the Medicaid program and its impact on access to health care and health. Recent work examines the early effects of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansions, as well as the longer-term effects of several large expansions in Medicaid targeting low-income pregnant women and children in the 1980s and 1990s. Prior to joining NYU, she was an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar at the University of Michigan.
Laura received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of Chicago's Harris School and her B.A. from the College of William and Mary.