Swapna Reddy, JD, MPH is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Arizona State University’s School for the Science of Health Care Delivery, College of Health Solutions. She is also currently a doctoral candidate in Behavioral Health/Health Promotions at the University of Texas School of Public Health. At Arizona State University, Ms. Reddy teaches students in both undergraduate and graduate coursework. She also serves as faculty at Arizona State University’s Barrett, the Honors College.
Ms. Reddy’s primary research interests are how law and policy can be utilized as tools to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities and inequities. She currently serves as the Faculty Lead on a research project partnering with elected officials and community members to increase health equity in underserved communities in the Phoenix area. She has presented nationally and published on a variety of issues related to the health care of high need populations. Prior to joining Arizona State University, Ms. Reddy has had a variety of health policy experiences related to improving the health of high need communities, particularly as they affect women, children and working families. Prior experience includes positions at Harvard Medical School/Brigham & Women’s Hospital- Women’s Health Policy & Advocacy Program, CASA at Columbia University, The Children’s Defense Fund-New York, Texas Senate, Texas Health Institute and University of Texas School of Public Health.