Research Associate Professor

Erika Edwards is a perinatal epidemiologist. She is a research associate professor in Mathematics and Statistics and in Pediatrics at the Robert Larner School of Medicine. She is funded to support Vermont Oxford Network (VON) as Director of Data Science where she oversees VON data collection and reporting, develops and executes analytic plans, writes manuscripts, and manages regulatory research requirements. She also serves as faculty for VON quality improvement collaboratives and is a member of the VON leadership team.


Edwards EM, Greenberg LT, Profit J, Draper D, Helkey D, Horbar JD. Quality of care in US NICUs by race and ethnicity. Pediatrics. 2021;148(2):e2020037622. PubMed: 34301773.

Edwards EM, Horbar JD. Following through: Interventions to improve long-term outcomes of preterm infants. Semin Perinatol. 2021;45(4):151414.  PubMed: 33853737.

Edwards EM, Greenberg LT, Ehret DEY, Lorch SA, Horbar JD. Discharge age and weight for very preterm infants: 2005-2018. Pediatrics. 2021;147(2):e2020016006. PubMed: 33510034.

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Director, Data Science, Vermont Oxford Network. PhD and MPH in epidemiology. Expertise in perinatal epidemiology, health care quality measurement, health care utilization, quality improvement evaluation.


  • Ph.D., Boston University School of Public Health


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