Jaya Aysola, MD, MPH

Jaya Aysola, MD, MPH

jaysola@upenn.edu

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Jaya Aysola is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine, with her primary appointment in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Her research focuses on policy related solutions for improving uptake and quality of primary care for vulnerable populations and stems from her clinical, administrative, and policy experiences in resource‐poor settings. She recently completed a two‐year research fellowship at the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School. Examples of her research include evaluating social factors related to the uptake of patient‐centered medical homes, recently published in Health Affairs, and whether medical homes improve quality and equity of pediatric care, pending publication in Medical Care. She received her Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, through the Commonwealth Fund‐Harvard University Minority Health Policy Fellowship. Prior to that, she was the Medical Director of the New Orleans Children's Health Project and Section Chief of Community Pediatrics and Global Health at Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Aysola, a diplomate from the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, has extensive work experience in resource poor settings in Cambodia, Thailand, and India. She received a Bachelors of Science from University of Michigan, with high distinction in Anthropology and Zoology and her MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.