Laurie Gaydos is a co-investigator for the RISE Translation Core.
She is an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management and the associate director for Academic Affairs for the Executive M.P.H. Program at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. She is also an affiliated faculty member at Emory University School of Public Health Women’s and Children’s Center and sits on the advisory board for the Emory Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Education, Science, and Practice. Her research interests include women’s reproductive health as well as maternal and child health issues. Her other current research examines the role of state-level policies on reproductive health across the Southeast and issues of pediatric to adult healthcare transition for adolescents with special health needs.
Gaydos has a Ph.D. in health policy and administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a B.A. in public policy from Brown University. Prior to joining the faculty at the Rollins School of Public Health, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Women’s and Children’s Center at Emory.