Solis Winters


Solis is a Health Policy PhD student in the Population and Data Science specialty field working with Dr. Lia Fernald. She graduated summa cum laude from Saint Louis University with a B. S. in Biostatistics and Public Health and minors in Urban Poverty Studies and Engineering Mathematics. Solis is interested in research at the intersection of maternal and child health and the social determinants of health. Prior to starting the PhD program, she worked for two years as a research assistant at the Inter-American Development Bank, conducting impact evaluations on prenatal health and child nutrition interventions in Latin America and analyzing related data. Solis is interested in using techniques from biostatistics, econometrics, and machine learning to improve the lives of vulnerable populations in the U.S. and abroad.