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Ellen Caniglia ScD

Faculty Scholar

Ellen Caniglia is a faculty scholar at PolicyLab at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant professor of epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Caniglia is a perinatal and HIV epidemiologist who works to improve health outcomes among pregnant people and their children, and among people with HIV. Her work utilizes methods for causal inference to identify optimal treatment and prevention strategies in these populations. Current and future work includes evaluating the effects of lifestyle, pharmaceutical, and health services interventions to improve neonatal and maternal outcomes and disparities in these outcomes.

Dr. Caniglia received her ScD in Epidemiology from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She collaborates broadly on projects related to causal inference; HIV; and reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology.