Embry M. Howell, Ph.D., is a senior fellow whose research interests include maternal and child health policy, children's mental health services, the health care safety net, Medicaid, and the role of community-based non-profits. Through the years she has used both qualitative and quantitative research methods to address these issues.
Examples of research projects in which she has played a key role include: evaluations of Children's Health Initiatives in three California counties; four studies of children's mental health services; case studies of the health care safety net in five cities; a study of community coalitions to address children's environmental health problems; and the evaluation of a national infant mortality prevention program. She also has international health policy interests and experience, including recently completed evaluations in Bosnia and Tanzania.
Publications by Embry M. Howell
Potential Medicaid Cost Savings from Maternity Care Based at a Freestanding Birth Center (Article)
Embry M. Howell, Ashley Palmer, Sarah Benatar, Bowen Garrett
Risk-Based Managed Care in Kentucky: A Second Year Implementation Report and Assessment of Beneficiary Perceptions (Research Report)
Ashley Palmer, Embry M. Howell, Genevieve M. Kenney, Additional Authors
The Hospital Costs of Firearm Assaults (Research Report)
Embry M. Howell, Peter Abraham
Behavioral and Developmental Health Problems and Medicaid Costs for Youth Approaching Adulthood by Gender and Basis of Eligibility in Selected States: FY 2006 (Policy Briefs)
Embry M. Howell, Mike Pergamit, Vicki Chen
Midwifery Care at a Freestanding Birth Center: A Safe and Effective Alternative to Conventional Maternity Care (Research Report)
Sarah Benatar, Bowen Garrett, Embry M. Howell, Ashley Palmer
The HealthPolicyCenter.Org site contains papers and publications dating back to the year 2000. For older work by the Center's staff, please visit the main Urban Institute site, www.urban.org.