Dr. Monica S. Aswani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her research examines the impacts of public policies on the provision, financing, and quality of health care delivery. She earned her MSPH and DrPH from UAB School of Public Health. Previously, she has also contributed to health services research through fellowships at Johns Hopkins University and the World Health Organization. Prior to UAB, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received a perfect F31 grant score from the National Institute on Aging, which supported her dissertation work that won the 2019 International Health Economics Association Student Prize. She has also received other awards and honors, including: regional finalist for the White House Fellowship, UAB Young Alumni Rising Star Award, and the American Society of Health Economists Diversity Scholarship.