Jamie Daw recently completed a PhD in Health Policy with a concentration in Evaluative Science and Statistics from Harvard University. During her doctoral studies, Jamie was a Frank Knox Memorial Fellow and a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Doctoral Scholar. In Fall 2018, she will join the Department of Health Policy & Management at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health as an assistant professor.
Jamie's research explores the effects of health policies on access, disparities, out-of-pocket costs, and heath outcomes. She is particularly interested in the design of public health insurance programs and health care access for vulnerable populations, including low-income women and families. Her recent work focuses on insurance coverage for pregnant women in the United States, including the effects of the Affordable Care Act. She is also interested in collaborating with methodologists and statisticians to improve health services research methods.
Jamie's research has been published in leading health services and policy research journals including CMAJ, JAMA, Health Policy, Health Affairs, and the Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law. She has co-authored opinion-editorials for national newspapers, a book chapter, and commissioned reports for governments and think-tanks.