Amy Rosenfeld is a senior research director in the Public Health Research department at NORC at the University of Chicago. She has over 10 years of experience in supporting all aspects of public health research, including project management, program evaluations, implementation research, and technical assistance. She also conducts literature reviews, environmental scans, key informant interviews, and qualitative data analysis. Her research interests include maternal and child health, social determinants of health, health equity, behavioral and mental health, and rural health.
Rosenfeld currently serves as the project manager for an evaluability assessment for the National Institute of Justice. For this project, NORC is conducting formative research of a victim service delivery model for human trafficking survivors centered in a problem-solving court in Buffalo, New York. She also leads the development of a rural health literacy toolkit with the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) for the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Rosenfeld previously led development of toolkits on topics such as HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, social determinants of health, and transportation. She is also currently coordinating a workgroup for AHRQ’s Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Initiative, overseeing the planning of learning community meetings with six grantee teams as well as project partners and technical experts.
Rosenfeld’s prior projects include: the National Children’s Study (NCS), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Exploring Strategies to Improve Health & Equity in Rural Communities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) Reducing Disparities through Quality Improvement, Support Services for Healthy People 2020 and Healthy People 2030, and CMS Hospital Quality Initiatives Measure Implementation Support.
Prior to joining NORC, Rosenfeld interned at the Office on Women’s Health in Region V where she researched health disparities affecting incarcerated women and the impact of trauma on women and girls. She received her MPH from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a focus on maternal and child health and participated in the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau graduate training program.