Meredith Matone, DrPH, MHS is Deputy Director of PolicyLab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Research Institute and a Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Matone’s research interests include child maltreatment prevention and maternal health. She is experienced in large-scale program evaluation and use of administrative data for observational and quasi-experimental study designs in areas of child and family health. Recent work includes a statewide evaluation of federally funded home visitation programs for families of young children in Pennsylvania and an assessment of the health service needs of Medicaid-enrolled adolescent mothers in Philadelphia. Dr. Matone is a Stoneleigh Fellow pursuing research and policy efforts to reduce intergenerational involvement in the child welfare system.
Dr. Matone received her Doctor of Public Health, specializing in child and adolescent health and development, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While a doctoral student, Dr. Matone held a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being and was a recipient of US Public Health Service Training.