Dr. Springs is an AHRQ K12 Scholar in Comparative Effectiveness/Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in the Center for Evidence Synthesis in Health. She is also a Research Fellow in Global Health and Social Medicine and Fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. Her research leverages a complement of methodologies (e.g. health care policy analysis, health economics and evidence synthesis) to improve health outcomes in critically ill newborns and investigates the role of interdisciplinary, collaborative care teams within health systems to promote patient-engagement and evidence-based decision making. Dr. Springs recent work includes community engaged research for inclusive health policy agenda setting and implementation.