Adya Imani Maddox MPH
Adya Imani Maddox (she/her) is a clinical research coordinator at PolicyLab and Clinical Futures at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is currently working with Dr. Emily Gregory on research addressing modifiable risk factors for women with a history of preterm birth through care coordination and motivational interviewing.
Previously, Ms. Maddox worked as a program assistant within the Acute Communicable Disease Program of the Philadelphia Department of Health on COVID-19 surveillance activities, including contact tracing, COVID-19 testing coordination and data management.
Ms. Maddox received her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Drexel University as well as a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. While completing her MPH, she interned at PolicyLab working with both Dr. Aletha Akers and Dr. Sarah Wood on projects related to adolescent sexual and reproductive health. This included developing content for the ParentsAreTalking website, and creating resources for health navigation of CHOP’s Karabots Pediatric Care Center.