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Krista Harrison

PhD Student, Bioethics and Health Policy

Krista Harrison is a doctoral candidate in the Bioethics and Health Policy track of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. ¬†Her current work focuses on the relationship between social justice goals and resource allocation decisions of community programs that provide access to care for uninsured women. ¬†Other research interests include ethical issues posed by emerging genomic technologies and personalized medicine, clinician attitudes toward end-of-life care and care in emergency circumstances, and ethical concerns of environmental health and women’s health policy. She is a former recipient of the AHRQ NRSA Health Services Research training grant. Prior to attending Hopkins, Krista worked as a research analyst at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. in Washington D.C., where her work involved evaluating and improving the health opportunities and work incentives of people with disabilities. She has also worked in laboratory science research, including allergy models at the Department of Immunology at Children’s Hospital Boston and the effect of environmental contaminants on neurological development at Williams College. Krista received her undergraduate degree in Biology (neuroscience) and English from Williams College.