Nora Becker, MS is a sixth year MD/PhD candidate and a fourth year doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania's Department of Health Care Management. She received her bachelors in Public Policy from Pomona College in 2007. Before coming to Penn, Nora worked as a staffer on Barack Obama's presidential campaign and then as an administrative assistant in the White House. She is interested in studying the impact of changes in insurance coverage and provider payments on patient outcomes and provider behavior. Her dissertation examines the impact of laws that change insurance coverage of contraceptives on women's health outcomes.