Alecia McGregor

Alecia McGregor

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Politics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Dr. Alecia McGregor earned her Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University in 2014, where she received a certificate in Latin American Studies and was a National Institute of Mental Health trainee. From 2014 to 2016, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. At Princeton, she helped launch an initiative on Race, Inequality and Health Policy in the United States. Dr. McGregor's research focuses on health inequalities and the political determinants of health. She has done work on HIV/AIDS disparities, religion and public opinion, mental health and substance abuse policy, and urban health policies; and her research draws on multiple approaches including quantitative, geospatial, and qualitative analysis.  Her current work examines the drivers and consequences of hospital closures in the U.S., particularly with respect to racial disparities in maternal health outcomes.