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Janna M. Wisniewski, PhD

Assistant Professor

Phone
504-988-1942
Prof. Janna Wisniewski

Education & Affiliations

PhD, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
MHA, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
BA, Linguistics, Michigan State University

Biography

Janna Wisniewski focuses her research on health system strengthening in fragile and post-conflict settings, and on the ways in which the health system contributes to health disparities. Her current work includes an evaluation of a large health system strengthening program in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a field experiment on disparities in access to medical appointments in the United States. In addition, she teaches courses in comparative health systems and an introduction to health management and policy. Dr. Wisniewski holds a PhD and an MHA from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine as well as a BA in linguistics from Michigan State University.

Research Areas

  • Health systems governance
  • Human resources for health
  • Health service delivery and quality

Publications

View Dr. Wisniewski's publications at her NCBI Profile Page.

Courses

HPAM 6010 Comparative Health Systems