Katy B. Kozhimannil, PhD, MPA

Katy B. Kozhimannil, PHD, MPA, is an associate professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and Director of Research at the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center. Her research applies health policy and health services research to the field of women’s health, with a focus on maternal and child health. Dr Kozhimannil conducts research to inform the development, implementation, and evaluation of health policy that impacts reproductive-age women and their families. Twitter @katybkoz. E-mail kbk@umn.edu

Posts

Racial bias happens everywhere; it happens, often implicitly, as decisions are made about access to childbirth care in rural America.
3 weeks ago
This post is part of a series of blogs illuminating aspects of racial equity in childbirth and highlighting promising practices to ensure access to a safe, empowering, healthy, and positive birth for all people.
2 months ago
This post is part of a series of blogs illuminating aspects of racial equity in childbirth and highlighting promising practices to ensure access to a safe, empowering, healthy, and positive birth for all people.
2 months ago
This series of blogs will illuminate aspects of racial equity in childbirth and highlight promising practices to ensure access to a safe, empowering, healthy, and positive birth for all people.
3 months ago
The rising costs of healthcare generally, and the high costs of childbirth in the United States, are forcing innovation in payment models for maternity care alongside the ongoing efforts in other clinical areas.
1 year ago
Systems failures frustrate women who seek access to evidence-based, cost-effective contraceptive care.
1 year ago
A recently-published paper in the New England Journal of Medicine sheds light on an urgent question: is it safer for moms and their babies to give birth at a hospital or in a setting outside a hospital?
2 years ago
A recent report in JAMA has identified a tipping point that reverses the advantage of cesarean delivery on reducing maternal and infant mortality.
2 years ago
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