Dr. Rachel Hogg-Graham is an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Clinical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences. Her research focuses on cross-sector collaboration and the integration of health and social services to address population health.

Dr. Hogg-Graham earned her doctorate of public health (DrPH) in Health Services Management from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and her M.A. in History, specializing in the history of health and medicine, from the UK College of Arts and Sciences. She earned her B.A. in History from Transylvania University, with a minor in Philosophy.

Before joining the faculty at UK in 2015, Dr. Hogg-Graham completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs.

Authored by Rachel Hogg-Graham, Dr.P.H., M.A.


COVID-19 and MCO-Community Partnerships to Address Enrollee Social Needs

Researchers examined how partnerships between Medicaid Medicaid managed care organizations and community-based organizations to address social determinants of health have been affected by the pandemic. Several themes emerged, including substantial increases in enrollees’ unmet needs and the demand to find new ways to be responsive, changing funding patterns, disruptions to and evolving modes of communication, and shifting partner relationships. In virtually all areas of impact, COVID-19 has been associated with both negative and positive change.