Senior Research Scientist
School: Milken Institute School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy and Management
Liz Borkowski, MPH is the managing editor of Women's Health Issues, the peer-reviewed journal of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, and a researcher in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Her areas of expertise include reproductive health and US healthcare policy affecting women's health. From 2006 - 2014, she worked in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health on issues of occupational health policy, including access to paid sick, medical, and family leave. She is a contributor to the public health blog The Pump Handle.
Master of Public Health in Health Policy, George Washington University, 2013
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Delaware, 1998
Jacobs Institute of Women's Health
Current research projects address long-acting reversible contraception and medication abortion. Past projects have addressed insurance billing at Title X providers, state and local policies on paid leave, and the impacts of pharmaceutical marketing on healthcare services in the District of Columbia.
Borkowski L, Allina A. An Incomplete Victory for Evidence-Based Abortion Care. Rewire, August 5, 2016.
Wood SF, Borkowski L, Strasser J, Allina A. For Medication Abortion, Science Should Guide Policy. Women's Health Issues, July/August 2016.
Strasser J, Borkowski L, Couillard M, Allina A, Wood S. Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Overview of Research & Policy in the United States. June 2016.
Borkowski L, Strasser J, Allina A, Wood S. Medication Abortion: Overview of Research & Policy in the United States. December 2015.
Borkowski L, Monforton C. The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety: Fall 2012 – Summer 2013. September 2, 2013.
Siqueira CE, Gaydos M, Monforton C, Slatin C, Borkowski L, Dooley P, Liebman A, Rosenberg E, Shor G, Keifer M. Effects of social, economic, and labor policies on occupational health disparities. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. May 2014.
Monforton C, Borkowski L. Your meal shouldn't come with a side of the flu. Washington Post, February 8, 2013.
Borkowski L, Monforton C. The Economic Impact of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in the U.S.’s Growing Low-Wage Workforce. December 2012.
Borkowski L, Monforton C. The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety: Fall 2011 – Summer 2012. September 3, 2012.
Wood SF, Long RW, Borkowski L, Michaels D. Strengthening Science in Government: Advancing Science in the Public’s Interest. Scientists in Government Project, March 2010.
Co-author of reports prepared under contract to the District of Columbia Department of Health:
- Pharmaceutical Marketing Expenditures in the District of Columbia, 2012 (as well as annual editions from 2006 – 2011, available here)
- Impacts of Pharmaceutical Marketing on Healthcare Services in the District of Columbia: Focus on the Use of Antipsychotics in Seniors
- Impacts of Pharmaceutical Marketing on Healthcare Services in the District of Columbia: Focus on the Use of Antipsychotics in Children