Meredith Manze received her BA in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University and then pursued an MPH in Maternal & Child Health and PhD in Health Services Research, both from the Boston University School of Public Health. Her dissertation used a mixed methods approach to examine the quality of sexual health care for vulnerable populations. She worked as a Project Manager and Instructor in the Boston University School of Medicine’s Healthcare Disparities Research Program, prior to joining the Department of Community Health & Social Sciences at the CUNY School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor in 2013. Her main research interests and focus of current projects are in inequities and discrimination in sexual health and health care, measurement of pregnancy intentions and integration of reproductive health in primary care.

 

Degrees

  • PhD in Health Services Research from Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • MPH in Maternal & Child Health from Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • BA in Public Health/Sociology from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 

Research Interests

Social determinants of and inequities in sexual health; patient-provider interaction, including discrimination in sexual health care; family planning and contraceptive behavior, qualitative methods including in-depth interviews and focus groups

 

Publications

Dr. Meredith Manze