Full Name
Dawn Godbolt, PhD
Job Title
Director of Health Equity
Maven Clinic
Speaker Bio
Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D is the Director of Health Equity at Maven Clinic, the world's largest virtual clinic for women's and family health. In her role at Maven Clinic, Dr. Godbolt leads the health equity portfolio, developing policy, programs, and clinical guidance for the clinical and care delivery model in efforts to position digital health as a solution to disparities in reproductive health outcomes.

Dr. Godbolt’s previous work focused on creating a more equitable health care system through federal policy levers. Dr. Godbolt was heavily involved in the drafting and development of critical federal health legislation, including the Health Equity Accountability Acts of 2018 and 2020, the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021, and the COVID-19 Safe Birthing Act.

Dr. Godbolt has served as a member of the National Quality Forum’s Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Committee, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Ariadne Lab’s Advisory Board for the Cities Challenge, the Equitable Maternal Health Coalition Steering Committee, and on the March of Dimes-Health and Human Services Quality Improvement Advisory Team.

Prior to joining Maven, Dr. Godbolt worked in the Reproductive Justice space and at the National Partnership for Women & Families where she integrated a reproductive justice framework into the maternal health portfolio.

Dr. Godbolt holds a Bachelors of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Masters of Science and Doctorate in Sociology from Florida State University, she is a McNair Scholar, and a fellow of the OpEd Project.
Dawn Godbolt, PhD