Dr. Zivin received Harvard Medical School’s 2021 Aaka Pande and Sumit Majumdar Memorial Award in honor of their legacies of dedication to rigorous population health research. The award recognizes talents of outstanding researchers making significant contributions to constructive health policy dialogue through exceptional papers and highly regarded editorials.
Maternal health studies:
- Dr. Zivin leads several interrelated studies funded by the National Institutes of Health that examine the impacts of federal and state behavioral health policy changes on clinical and economic outcomes among childbearing individuals and infants.
- Comparison of delivery-related, early, and late postpartum severe maternal morbidity among individuals with commercial insurance in the US, 2006-2017 (JAMA Network Open)
- Policy opportunities to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of perinatal mental health conditions (Health Affairs)
- Trends in primary Cesarean section rates among women with and without perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (Health Affairs)
- Pregnant women with substance use disorders – the harm associated with punitive approaches (New England Journal of Medicine)
- Trends in suicidality 1 year before and after birth among commercially insured childbearing individuals in the United States, 2006-2017 (JAMA Psychiatry)
- Financial toll of untreated perinatal mood and anxiety disorders among 2017 births in the United States (American Journal of Public Health)
- Enhancing service delivery through identification of perinatal depression in Michigan Medicaid
For additional information on Dr. Zivin’s other research and policy evaluation studies, including opioids, mental health provider burnout, behavioral health integration into primary care, and cost-effectiveness of depression treatment, among others, please see her academic website including CV here.