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Mary Alice Lee, MSN, PhD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Extensive Research Description

Director of state-funded independent program performance monitoring in Connecticut's HUSKY Program (Medicaid and CHIP for children, parents, pregnant women), with focus:

  • Coverage continuity and effect of gaps in coverage
  • Access to and utilization of health services, including well-child care and dental care for children and adults, emergency care
  • Maternal health and birth outcomes for mothers with publicly-funded maternity care, based on three-way linkage of birth records, HUSKY Program enrollment data, and HUSKY Program claims data
  • Uninsured children

Public Health Interests

Health Care Management; Health Policy; Maternal & Child Health; Reproduction; Women's Health; Child/Adolescent Health; Health Equity, Disparities, Social Determinants and Justice