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Elizabeth Stowell is a PhD student in the Personal Health Informatics program at Northeastern University’s College of Computer and Information Science and Bouvé College of Health Sciences, advised by Professor Andrea Parker. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health and society from Wellesley College.
Currently, Elizabeth is a member of the Wellness Technology Laboratory. Elizabeth is passionate about expanding access to and improving the quality of healthcare in the United States. Elizabeth has a particular interest in addressing health disparities in sexual and reproductive health and in mental health.
- BA in Health and Society, Wellesley College
- Hometown: Massachusetts
- Field of Study: Personal Health Informatics
- PhD Advisor: Andrea Parker
What are the specifics of your graduate education (thus far)?
The Personal Health Informatics program is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Computer and Information Science and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. The program focuses on consumer-facing and patient-facing health systems.
What are your research interests?
I am passionate about expanding access to and improving the quality of health care in the United States as well as globally. I am particularly interested in sexual and reproductive health, and empowering people to make informed decisions about their own health.
What’s one problem you’d like to solve with your research/work?
I am currently focused on using technology to address gender and race based disparities in sexual and reproductive health.