Jamie R Daw

Jamie Daw is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management at the Mailman School of Public Health and a faculty member of the CPRC. Dr. Daw studies how policies affect the barriers faced by populations in accessing needed health services, from gaining health insurance to connecting with providers and ultimately, receiving high-quality care. Her recent work focuses on the impact of state and federal policies on access to care and health outcomes for women and families in the period surrounding childbirth. Dr. Daw also studies prescription drug coverage policy and access to medicines in the U.S., Canada, and other developed countries. Her approach to research draws on methods and theories from a variety of disciplines, including health services research, statistics, epidemiology, political science, economics, and medicine. Dr. Daw’s research has been published in leading medical, health services, and policy research journals including JAMA, CMAJ, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Health Affairs, and the Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law.

Research Interests

Health Inequities
Policy (policies)
Social Policy


American Community Survey
Administrative Data (state or national)
Medical Expenditure Panel Study
National Health Interview Survey
Vital Statistics Data