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Professor’s Research Focuses on Improving Maternal Health
Jess Holzer, Ph.D., an expert in health policy, is passionate about improving equity in healthcare and building connections in the surrounding community.
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Dr. Holzer is an Assistant Professor in Health Sciences. She completed her PhD in health policy and bioethics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, her MA in bioethics at Case Western Reserve University, and her BA at Wellesley College, majoring in biology and philosophy. She is broadly interested in health equity and community well-being, specifically in the areas of active transportation and maternal health. She is an expert in community-based participatory research approaches. Her most recent work on maternal morbidities in the postpartum period has received awards and recognition from the American Public Health Association.