Elizabeth A. Howell, MD, MPP

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Harrison McCrea Dickson, M.D. President's Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania Antiracism Committee, Member
Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania Board of Directors, Member
Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania Finance Committee, Member
Clinical Scholars Program Advisory Board, Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, Member
Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Senior Fellow
Medical Board, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Member
Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation Governing Board, Member
Penn Medicine Cancer Service Line, Member
Penn Medicine Women's Health Service Line Executive Committee, Member
Women's Health Leadership Council Advisory Committee, Member
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Attending Physician
Development Leadership Cabinet of the Penn Medicine Board, Member
Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact information
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7807
Education:
B.S. (Biological Sciences)
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 1987.
MPP
Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, 1993.
M.D.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1993.
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Selected Publications

Janevic T, Glazer KB, Vieira L, Weber E, Stone J, Stern T, Bianco A, Wagner B, Dolan SM, Howell EA: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Very Preterm Birth and Preterm Birth Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JAMA Network Open. 1;4(3):e211816, Mar 2021.

Wang E, Glazer KB, Sofaer S, Balbierz A, Howell EA: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity: A Qualitative Study of Women's Experiences of Peripartum Care. Women's Health Issues 31(1):75-81, Jan-Feb 2021.

Glazer KB, Sofaer S, Balbierz A, Wang E, Howell, EA: Perinatal Care Experiences among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Mothers Whose Infants Required a NICU Stay. J Perinatol 41(3):413-421, Mar 2021.

Howell EA, Balbierz A, Beane S, Kumar R, Wang T, Fei K, Ahmed Z, Pagán JA: Timely Postpartum Visits for Low Income Women: A Health System and Medicaid Payer Partnership. Am J Public Health 110(S2):S215-S218, Jul 2020.

Howell EA, Egorova NN, Janevic T, Brodman M, Balbierz A, Zeitlin J, Hebert PL: Race and Ethnicity, Medical Insurance, and Within-Hospital Disparities in Severe Maternal Morbidity. Editors’ Picks. Obstet Gynecol 135(2):285-293, Feb 2020.

Howell EA, Janevic T, Egorova NN, Balbierz A, Hebert PL, Zeitlin J: Differences in Morbidity and Mortality Rates in Black, White, and Hispanic Very Preterm Infants Among New York City Hospitals. JAMA Pediatr 172(3):269-277, Mar 2018.

Fox AM, Himmelstein G, Khalid H, Howell EA: Funding for Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education and Adolescent Reproductive Health Outcomes across the States. Am J Public Health 109(3):497-504, Mar 2019.

Fox AM, Feng W, Zeitlin J, Howell EA: Trends in State Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment Rules, and Benefits. Health Affairs (Millwood) 39(11):1909-1916, Nov 2020.

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