Dr. E. Kathleen Adams is Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) at Emory University. She has also worked as a Health Economist in the CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health (DRH) and the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University since coming to Atlanta. She has over 30 years of experience in applied economic analysis with much of her research focused on low-income and vulnerable populations and on Medicaid policies and issues. She works in a multi-disciplinary setting and is widely published in economic and health services research journals as well as those focused on maternal and child health which is her current research focus.
Adams’s undergraduate training is in mathematics and economics from Florida State University, 1970. She received her Master’s in Economics also from Florida State in 1972 and her Doctorate in Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1979.