Kasey Wilson, M.S.W.

Research Assistant

Photograph of: Kasey Wilson, MSW, Research Assistant

A research assistant since May 2013, Kasey Wilson is a team leader for the Catalyst Center, spearheading projects related to reducing insurance coverage inequities among children and youth with special health care needs.

Kasey has also assisted in evaluating a home-based primary care program for frail older adults and is an online facilitator teaching Research to MSW students. Prior to joining the Center for Advancing Health Policy and Practice (CAHPP), she worked as an outpatient children’s mental and behavioral health counselor at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Jersey.

Kasey is working toward a PhD in the Interdisciplinary Social Work and Sociology program at the Boston University School of Social Work. Her current research explores the impact of structural racism on health, with a focus on reproductive health inequities. She is also interested in how social and economic policies impact the link between racism and health.

In her free time, Kasey volunteers at a health clinic and is involved in reproductive rights activism in her local community.