Kimberly Narain, MD, PhD

Dr. Kimberly Narain is an internal medicine physician with graduate training in policy analysis, health services research, and health disparities. She earned a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health and a Ph.D. in Health Services from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Her dissertation explored how changing eligibility requirements and the imposition of time limits for cash transfer programs impacted the access to health care and health of single mothers. Broadly, she is interested in evaluating the implications of health and social policies for health equity among women, individuals with low socioeconomic status and racial/ethnic minorities.




“The Impact of Care Coordination in Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) on Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Use Among Elderly Dual-Eligible Minorities”