Kari A. Hartwig, DrPH

MPH Program Director, Associate Professor

<p>Kari Hartwig's public health and international development training have shaped her interests in gender analysis of health disparities, structural inequalities in health systems, organizational capacity and sustainability, and community-based participatory research. She has worked on a number of research and evaluation projects in eastern and southern Africa and southeast Asia in addition to urban communities in the United States. Current projects include a study of refugee women, resilience and gardening, a qualitative impact evaluation of a community based organization in Minnesota supporting low-income families and individuals emerging from homelessness, teaching cultural competency in a physician assistant curriculum, and assessing burnout among Minnesota physician assistants. Kari teaches courses in research and clinical quality improvement in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program and Global Health Policy and Governance in the Master of Global Public Health program.</p>
Master of Public Health
Research Interest
Health disparities, structural inequalities, program evaluation, women's health