Meredith Matone is a Research Scientist with PolicyLab. She serves as project director for a statewide home visitation program evaluation and a national study of psychotropic medication use among Medicaid-enrolled children. Her work also focuses on the connection between local, state and federal policy environments and service delivery in the areas of child welfare and adolescent health. Ms. Matone received her Master of Health Science degree in maternal and child health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Rubin D, Matone M, Huang Y-S, dosReis S, Feudtner C, Localio R. Interstate Variation in Trends of Psychotropic Medication Use among Medicaid-enrolled Children in Foster Care. Children and Youth Services Review. Epub April 15, 2012. doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.04.006
Matone M, O’Reilly A, Luan X, Localio RL, Rubin D. Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries among infants and children following statewide implementation of a home visitation model. Maternal and Child Health Journal (2011), doi: 10.1007/s10995-011-0921-7
Noonan K, Matone M, Zlotnik S, Mekonnen R, Watts C, Rubin D, Mollen C. Cross-system barriers to educational success for children in foster care: the front line perspective. Children and Youth Services Review (2011), doi: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2011.11.006