Meredith P. Fort

Affiliate Instructor, Health Services

NIH Fellow
Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellows Program


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

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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