Bethany Swanson

Research Associate
Office: Institute for Health Policy & Practice, Hewitt Hall Room 202, Durham, NH 03824
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Bethany Swanson, LMSW, is a Research Associate within the Health Analytics and Informatics focal area at the Institute for Health Policy and Practice. Before joining IHPP, she worked as a Memory Care Recreational Therapy Aide at the Maine Veterans’ Homes. She has also worked as a Grant Assistant for the UNH Social Work Department and interned at the Alzheimer’s Association: Vermont Chapter.

Bethany’s interests include addressing the social determinants of health and health inequities and improving access to quality and comprehensive healthcare. In addition, Bethany is passionate about person-centered care, memory care, and working with older adults.


  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Health Sciences, University of Vermont