Aliza PetiwalaResearch Associate II Georgia Health Policy Center
M.P.H., University of South Carolina
M.S.W., University of South Carolina
B.A., University of South Carolina
Aliza Petiwala is a research associate II with the Georgia Health Policy Center. She brings experience to the center in managing grant-funded substance use prevention programming in Georgia, as well as prevention, treatment, and recovery programming in South Carolina. In addition to managing grants, she has aided in research and evaluation of substance use programming across the continuum of care.
Petiwala’s current work at the center includes the Aligning Systems for Health initiative, funded through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Part of this work requires research and synthesis on current, cross-sector alignment practices nationwide. In addition, she is working on a national field scan of substance use initiatives for the Pew Research Center.