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Elizabeth Joanne Gifford CV

Associate Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
Duke University, Box 90545, Durham, NC 27708-0264
214 Rubenstein Hall, 302 Towerview Rd., Durham, NC 27708
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Overview


Beth Gifford is an associate research professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, a core faculty member of the Center for Child and Family Policy and the Margolis Center for Health Policy, and leads the Social and Economic pillar of the Children’s Health and Discovery Institute. She leads a multidisciplinary research team that examines the health and social services engagement of children and families. Motivating her research is the need to understand how social policies and practices can better support children and families. Her work spans many public institutions including education, social services, criminal justice, and health care systems.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Associate Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy · 2020 - Present Sanford School of Public Policy
Associate Professor in Pediatrics · 2021 - Present Pediatrics, Children's Health Discovery Institute, Pediatrics
Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy · 2019 - Present Duke-Margolis Institute for Health Policy, Initiatives
Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy · 2023 - Present Center for Child and Family Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy

Education, Training & Certifications


Pennsylvania State University · 2005 Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University · 2000 M.S.
Cornell University · 1997 B.S.