Ashley Fox

Ashley Fox, PhD

  • LECTURER | Population Health Science and Policy

Ashley M. Fox, MA, PhD, is a Lecturer in the Department of Population Health Science & Policy at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Spanning both international and domestic settings, her research focuses on the political economy of health and development and health politics and policy. Topically, her main research interests have concerned HIV prevention and health system strengthening in sub-Saharan Africa. Her current research interests concern the relationship between economic insecurity stemming from the great recession and health and obesity politics and policy.  She is part of the Division of Social Epidemiology at Mount Sinai and a member of the Center for Health Equity and Community-Based Research. She has served as a consultant for the World Bank, UNICEF, and PATH.

Current Courses:
Public Health: Politics and Policy (MPH 0106)

Link to my Health Equity blog posts on Health Justice CT:


BA, University of Connecticut

MA, University of Connecticut

PhD, Columbia University

Fellowship, Harvard University

Fellowship, Yale University