John Feister, Stanford Health Policy

John Feister

  • Master's Graduate 2023, Health Policy


John received his MS in Health Policy in 2023. He is a current clinical fellow of neonatal-perinatal medicine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. His research interests focus on how public policy shapes neonatal health outcomes, with an emphasis on decreasing health disparities. His current work explores utilization of paid family leave by families in the NICU and the effects of family primary language on neonatal health outcomes. His research and tuition are funded by grants from the Stanford Maternal & Child Health Research Institute. He previously received his medical degree from The Ohio State University and completed a residency in pediatrics at Northwestern University.