Health Policy

Hannah Rochford

  • Graduate Research Assistant


Hannah is a graduate research assistant with the Health Policy Research Program at the University of Iowa Public Policy Center, the Injury Prevention Research Center, the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice, and with the College of Public Health. She is a PhD student in the Health Services and Policy program in the Department of Health Management and Policy. At the Public Policy Center, she will assist Dr. Pete Damiano and Dr. Chris Kromphardt in leading a team of undergraduate researchers developing a series of policy briefs exploring COVID-19’s impact on health insurance nationally and in Iowa. Her dissertation will focus on the identification of health, social and economic policy opportunities for the prevention of violence against children and adolescents. 

Research Interests

  • Women's health policy
  • Family violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Violence against women
  • Maternal and child health
  • Child maltreatment

Educational Background

  • PhD candidate, Health Services and Policy, May 2022