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Swapna Reddy

Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Swapna Reddy, JD, DrPH, MPH is a clinical associate professor at Arizona State University's College of Health Solutions. At Arizona State University, Dr. Reddy teaches students in undergraduate and graduate coursework. She serves as faculty at Arizona State University’s Barrett, the Honors College (Medical Studies). Additionally, she is an adjunct assistant professor in Health Care Administration at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine- Arizona. Dr. Reddy was recently named as a Fulbright Specialist. 

Dr. Reddy’s primary research interests are how law and policy can be utilized as tools to improve population health and health outcomes, reduce health disparities and inequities. She has presented at various international, national and local conferences and published on issues related to the health care of high need populations. Dr. Reddy regularly comments to the media on issues related to health policy and disparities and has a monthly "Reddy Health Policy News" segment on Arizona PBS' Arizona Horizon show and is a co-cost on Arizona PBS' topical news show, "Break It Down." She has also been featured on BBC, PBS, NPR, KJZZ, NBC News, Bloomberg News, Phoenix Business Journal, ABC 15 Phoenix, Cronkite News and ASU Now. 

Prior to joining Arizona State University, Dr. Reddy has held a variety of health policy and equity positions related to improving the health of low income communities, particularly affecting women, children and working families. Prior experience includes: Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital- Women's Health Policy and Advocacy Program; CASA at Columbia University; The Children's Defense Fund-New York; the Texas Senate; Texas Health Institute; and The University of Texas School of Public Health.

Education: 
  • Dr.PH. University of Texas School of Public Health- Austin
  • M.P.H. Boston University School of Public Health
  • J.D. University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A. University of Texas-Austin
Research Interests: 

Health Disparities

Health Equity

Law & Health 

Children's Health

Minority Health

Women's Health

Increasing Access to Care

Improving the Health of Working Families

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 520Population Health
HCD 592Research
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
HCD 521Law and Health Promotion
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 520Population Health
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 394Special Topics
CHS 493Honors Thesis
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
HCD 521Law and Health Promotion
HCD 598Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PBH 422Health Disparities
CHS 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PBH 422Health Disparities
HCD 422Health Disparities
HCD 492Honors Directed Study
MED 493Honors Thesis
HCD 498Pro-Seminar
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 201Intl Indigenous Health
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 422Health Disparities
PBH 422Health Disparities
HCD 493Honors Thesis
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
HCD 521Law and Health Promotion
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 332Health Care Legislation
HCD 394Special Topics
HCD 402Health Economics
HCD 422Health Disparities
HCD 492Honors Directed Study
MED 493Honors Thesis
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HCD 422Health Disparities
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
HCD 499Individualized Instruction
HCD 521Law and Health Promotion