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Beth McGinty, PhD

Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. Beth McGinty studies how health policies affect vulnerable populations with complex health and social needs, including people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorder, chronic pain, and others.  Her work is characterized by integrating approaches from the fields of public policy, health economics, and implementation science to understand how policies affect population health. Dr. McGinty’s research has been funded by NIH, CDC, and foundations including the Commonwealth Fund and Arnold Ventures. 

Dr. McGinty holds a Master of Science from Columbia University and a doctorate in health and public policy from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Prior to joining Weill Cornell Medicine in 2022, she was a professor and the associate chair for research and practice in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy and the Johns Hopkins ALACRITY Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness.