Natalie Henrich

Natalie Henrich

Senior Scientist, Science and Technology Platform and Director, Atlas Initiative

Natalie Henrich, PhD, MPH, is a Senior Scientist on the Science and Technology Platform at Ariadne Labs. In this role, Natalie is the technical lead of the Implementation and Improvement Science team. With expertise in qualitative methods and evaluation, she collaborates with project teams across Ariadne Labs to promote high quality science in all phases of their work. Natalie is also Director of the Atlas Initiative, which is a project focused on improving implementation success by assessing facility-level implementation context and supporting alignment of implementation with context.

Throughout her career, Natalie has researched and evaluated health issues and programs focusing on effectiveness, acceptability and feasibility, ethicality, and stakeholder needs. Much of her work has dealt with early stages of implementation addressing factors such as barriers and facilitators to acceptance and use, attitudes towards novel innovations and practices, and how communications can be better aligned with stakeholder needs to increase buy-in and enable informed decision-making. Natalie is the co-author of a book, “Why Humans Cooperate.”

Natalie holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a joint-honours BA in Economics and Anthropology from McGill University.

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New study on Serious Illness Care Program underscores significant benefit of more, better, and earlier conversations between clinicians and patients

BOSTON, MA – Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with serious illness have conversations with their doctors and nurses… Continue reading New study on Serious Illness Care Program underscores significant benefit of more, better, and earlier conversations between clinicians and patients

Mar 14 2019
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Hospital management practices may put women at risk for C-sections, complications during childbirth

Embargoed for release: Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5:00 PM ET Key takeaway: A study of 53 hospitals found that certain management practices in labor and delivery units were associated with higher rates of cesarean deliveries and complications, independent of women’s health Boston, MA ─ The way certain hospital labor and delivery units are managed may put healthy women… Continue reading Hospital management practices may put women at risk for C-sections, complications during childbirth

Jul 11 2017