Caitlin Otter was a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supported the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI) to increase the use of relevant, timely, and translatable evidence in state health policymaking until December 2022. She worked with members of ESHPI’s networks on several Medicaid-focused projects, including the CDC Foundation-funded STI Testing among Medicaid Patients project and the PCORI-funded Project ACCELERATE. Previously, she worked as a Consultant for Women Donors Network in San Francisco. She graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology, and is pursuing a Master's in Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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AcademyHealth Issue Brief Lays Out the Challenges of Pre-hospital Diagnostic Delay and the Need for Further Research

In the issue brief, AcademyHealth outlines current and potential areas for future research on pre-hospital diagnostic delay. Diagnostic delays in the clinical setting are well-researched, but there is little understood about delays occurring before a patient enters the health care setting, which leads to worse and inequitable health outcomes.
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STI Testing among Medicaid Patients (STAMP) Project publishes timely results in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

With funding from the CDC Foundation, AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in collaboration with five Southern state-university partnerships, publish timely findings on prenatal syphilis screening rates among Medicaid enrollees.
Posted By Caitlin Otter