Dr. Fort is a health services researcher and program evaluator with over fifteen years of experience working in the design, implementation, and evaluation of community-based service delivery and public health programs in Central America, Mexico, and the United States. Her work is applied, engages patient, family, provider, and community stakeholders, and draws on a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods.
Currently Dr. Fort is leading a diabetes translational research pilot and feasibility study on family engagement with an Urban Indian Health Organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Recent program evaluation and case study writing efforts have focused on: specialty care access, human rights based approaches to care, cardiovascular disease risk reduction, and equitable access to care.
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- Family engagement in chronic disease management
- Health systems strengthening in low-resource settings
- Health equity
HSMP 6618 Comparative Health Systems
Yale University, BA, Biology and Studies in the Environment, 1997
University of Washington, MPH, Health Services, School of Public Health, 2002
University of Washington, PhD, Health Services, School of Public Health, 2011