Ph.D. Student Profile

N'dea  Moore-Petinak, MS

N'dea Moore-Petinak, MS

  • PhD Candidate (2022)
  • Cognate: Political Science


  • Political Science & Public Health Science, Santa Clara University (2017)
  • MS, Global Health, Trinity College, Dublin (2018)

Research Interests & Projects

  • Health Policies
  • Federalism
  • Health Disparities
  • State Politics
  • Children's Health Insurance Program
  • Medicaid
N'dea's current research focuses on policy flexibility in state politics and children's health.

Selected Publications

  • “Application of Mixed Methods in Health Services Management Research: A Systematic Review” Lee, S-Y. D.; Iott, B.; Banaszak-Holl, J.; Shih, S-F; Raj, M.; Johnson, K. E.; Kiessling, K.; Moore-Petinak, N. Medical Care Research & Review (2021)
  • “Active Shooter Drills in the United States: A National Study of Youth Experiences and Perceptions” Moore-Petinak, N.; Waselewski, M.; Patterson, B.A.; Chang, T.  Journal of Adolescent Health (2020)
  • “The Uncertain Future of Children’s Health Insurance: New and Ongoing Threats” Moore-Petinak, N. & Singer, P. JAMA Pediatrics (2020)
  • Coronavirus Politics. Edited by Greer, S., King. E., Peralta-Santos, A., Massard da Fonseca, E. *Chapter co-author. University of Michigan Publishing 

Additional Information

Dissertation working title: State Choice in the Children's Health Insurance Program