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Stephanie Garcia MPH

Senior Research Manager

Stephanie Garcia (she/her) is a senior research manager at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She oversees the day-to-day activities of several community-engaged, mixed-methods research and evaluation projects and supports strategic planning and team building for a team of maternal and child health (MCH) researchers. She has methodologic and content expertise in program evaluation, participatory research methods and public health systems. Her research interests include maternal and early childhood well-being; intimate partner violence and community violence; and understanding how organizations/systems can effectively work together to support families.

Prior to PolicyLab, she coordinated a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded technical assistance center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that focused on supporting state agencies in adopting evidence-informed MCH programs/practices. She received her Master of Public Health in community health sciences, specializing in MCH, from the University of Illinois at Chicago.