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Meredith Matone, DrPH
Improving Outcomes for Mothers with History of Child-Welfare Involvement
Meredith Matone currently serves as a Stoneleigh Fellow and Deputy Director of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Through her Fellowship, she is leading a five-year study on the health of young, child welfare-involved mothers and their children to identify strategies to break intergenerational cycles of abuse and neglect.
Meredith’s research interests include child maltreatment prevention and maternal health. She is experienced in large-scale program evaluation and the use of administrative data for observational study designs in the 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 a national epidemiologic study related to pediatric psychotropic medication use. Prior to PolicyLab, Meredith served on the strategic planning and evaluation teams for an infant mortality initiative in Baltimore City, MD.
Meredith holds a BS in public health promotion from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and an MHS and DrPH from Johns Hopkins University.