Sophie Hartwig is RISE's co-director of administration and the project director for the Gestational Age Policies and Confidentiality and Parental Involvement studies.
Prior to joining RISE, Sophie worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the implementation, translation and dissemination of an evidence-based parenting program designed to support low-income mothers of young children. She has a strong background in qualitative research methodology with experience analyzing maternal perceptions of parenting following participation in a group-based parenting program, examining pregnancy resource center advertising and website content in the state of Georgia and exploring community-based provider views of public health program technical assistance and supports. She is co-author on the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report titled, “Differences in health care, family, and community factors associated with mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders among young children across rural and urban settings — United States, 2011–2012.”
Hartwig received her M.P.H. from the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health with a concentration in behavioral science and a certificate in socio-contextual determinants of health, and a B.A. in psychology and Spanish from Berry College.