Swapna Reddy

Clinical Asst Professor (FSC)
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Swapna Reddy is a clinical assistant professor at Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions. She is also currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas School of Public Health. At Arizona State University, Reddy teaches students in  undergraduate and graduate coursework. Reddy serves as faculty at Arizona State Universitys Barrett, the Honors College (Medical Studies). Additionally, she is an adjunct assistant professor in Health Care Administration at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine- Arizona. 

Reddys primary research interests are how law and policy can be utilized as tools to improve population health and health outcomes, reduce health disparities and inequities. She has presented at various international, national and local conferences and published on issues related to the health care of high need populations. Reddy regularly comments to the media on issues related to health policy and disparities and has a monthly "Reddy Health Policy News" segment on Arizona PBS' Arizona Horizon show. She has also been featured on BBC, PBS, NPR, KJZZ, NBC News, Bloomberg News, Phoenix Business Journal, ABC 15 Phoenix, Cronkite News and ASU Now. 

Prior to joining Arizona State University, Reddy has held a variety of health policy and equity positions related to improving the health of low income communities, particularly affecting women, children and working families. Prior experience includes: Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital- Women's Health Policy and Advocacy Program; CASA at Columbia University; The Children's Defense Fund-New York; the Texas Senate; Texas Health Institute; and The University of Texas School of Public Health.

Education

  • Dr.PH. University of Texas School of Public Health (c)
  • M.P.H. Boston University School of Public Health
  • J.D. University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A. University of Texas-Austin

Research Interests

Health Disparities

Health Equity

Law & Health 

Children's Health

Minority Health

Women's Health

Increasing Access to Care

Improving the Health of Working Families

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 394 Special Topics
CHS 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
HCD 521 Law and Health Promotion
HCD 598 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
PBH 422 Health Disparities
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
PBH 422 Health Disparities
HCD 422 Health Disparities
HCD 492 Honors Directed Study
MED 493 Honors Thesis
HCD 498 Pro-Seminar
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
CHS 201 Intl Indigenous Health
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 422 Health Disparities
PBH 422 Health Disparities
HCD 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
HCD 521 Law and Health Promotion
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 332 Health Care Legislation
HCD 394 Special Topics
HCD 402 Health Economics
HCD 422 Health Disparities
HCD 492 Honors Directed Study
MED 493 Honors Thesis
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 422 Health Disparities
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
HCD 499 Individualized Instruction
HCD 521 Law and Health Promotion
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HSC 330 Health Care Systems in the US
HCD 422 Health Disparities
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
HCD 521 Law and Health Promotion
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
HCD 520 Health Disparities & Access
HCD 521 Law and Health Promotion