Katy Backes Kozhimannil, MPA, PhD

  • Section Editors: Patient-Centered Clinical Innovation

    Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, USA

  • Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Her recent research includes an analysis of the impact of a transition from an HMO to a high-deductible health plan on the costs and utilization of maternity and delivery care services, and a study of health insurance coverage during pregnancy and whether women who work during their pregnancies make different choices about childbirth care than women who are not employed. She has served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique and has worked for Ibis Reproductive Health, the World Bank, Population Services International, the American Red Cross, and the YMCA. Kozhimannil received her undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota, her Master's degree in public policy and administration from Princeton University, and her doctoral degree in health policy from Harvard University.


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