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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Meredith P. Fort
Affiliate Instructor
NIH Fellow
Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellows Program

Contact Information

email:   mpfort@uw.edu

Education

PhD   University of Washington, 2011   (Health Services)
MPH   University of Washington, 2002   (Health Services)
BA   Yale University, 1997   (Biology, Studies of the Environment)

Recent Publications



Fort MP, Alvarado-Molina N, Peña L, Mendoza Montano C, Murrillo S, Martínez H. Barriers and facilitating factors for disease self-management: a qualitative analysis of perceptions of patients receiving care for type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension in San José, Costa Rica and Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. BMC Fam Pract. 2013 Sep 4;14:131. doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-14-131.  PMID: 24007205    PMCID: PMC3846574


Fort MP, Grembowski D, Heagerty P, Lim SS, Mercer MA. Evaluation of a demonstration primary health care project in rural Guatemala: the influence of predisposing, enabling and need factors on immunization coverage, equitable use of health care services and application of treatment guidelines. Int Health. 2012 Sep;4(3):220-8. doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2012.04.001.  PMID: 24029403


Fort MP, Grembowski DE, Verdugo JC, Morales LC, Arriaga CA, Mercer MA, Lim SS. Implementation and progress of an inclusive primary health care model in Guatemala: coverage, quality, and utilization. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2011 Sep;30(3):217-24.  PMID: 22069068


deRiel E, Fort M, Barry D. Effect of development assistance on domestic health expenditures. Lancet. 2010 Aug 21;376(9741):590; author reply 592-3.  PMID: 20728749


Pfeiffer J, Johnson W, Fort M, Shakow A, Hagopian A, Gloyd S, Gimbel-Sherr K. Strengthening health systems in poor countries: a code of conduct for nongovernmental organizations. Am J Public Health. 2008 Dec;98(12):2134-40. Epub 2008 Oct 15. Review.  PMID: 18923125    PMCID: PMC2636539