Nora J Kenworthy

Assistant Professor of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Chapter Member:
Areas of Expertise:

About Nora

Kenworthy's research explores the impacts of global health and charitable initiatives on diverse communities, and the politics of global health programming. She is the author of Mistreated: The Political Consequences of the Fight Against AIDS in Lesotho (2017, Vanderbilt University Press). She has studied the role of corporations and private actors in global health, such as in her co-edited volume, Case Studies in Corporations and Global Health Governance: Impacts, Influence, and Accountability (2016, Rowman & Littlefield). Kenworthy's most recent research examines the use of crowdfunding for personal healthcare expenses in the US and abroad, and its implications for health equity and health financing.


In the News

"Crowdfunding Fails Most of Those in Need," Nora J Kenworthy (with Mark Igra), Opinion, Los Angeles Times, July 20, 2021.