Elizabeth (Betsy) Salazar, MD is a fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and a student in the Master of Science in Health Policy program. Dr. Salazar’s research evaluates how the structure and process of the perinatal health system impact the quality of perinatal outcomes and costs of care. Currently, her work focuses on care provided to the moderate and late preterm infant population. In the future, she aims to become an independently-funded health services researcher studying quality assessment in neonatal-perinatal care space, transition to home, and optimal location of care.
Dr. Salazar received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular Biology with minors in Neuroscience and Global Health and Health Policy from Princeton University. She graduated from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She was a pediatric resident and chief resident at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she received an advanced skill in Business Administration.