DrPH, Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Cohort Four Fellow


Academic Mentor
Cynthia Minkovitz   

Policy Mentor
David Rubin
Co-Director, PolicyLab, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Current Institutional Affiliation
PolicyLab at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: Deputy Director

Areas of Expertise

Maternal Health, Home Visiting and Maltreatment Prevention, Program Evaluation


Meredith Matone is the Deputy Director of PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and a Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

Her research interests include child maltreatment prevention and maternal health. She is experienced in large-scale program evaluation and use of administrative data for observational study designs in areas of child and family health. Recent work includes a statewide evaluation of federally funded home visitation programs for families of young children in Pennsylvania and an assessment of the health service needs of adolescent mothers with involvement in the child welfare system in Philadelphia.

Meredith received her Doctor of Public Health, specializing in child and adolescent health and development, from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While a doctoral student, Meredith held a Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-being. Currently, Meredith is a Stoneleigh Fellow pursuing research and policy efforts to reduce intergenerational involvement in the child welfare system.