Ph.D. Health Economics, Health Policy
University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, 2020
M.H.S. Health Systems, International Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009
University of Michigan, 2006
I am a postdoctoral scholar at UCSF for the 2020-2021 academic year. My research focuses on health systems, health and development economics, and measurement. In particular, I examine access to and drivers of quality of care, including the role of disparities and patient and provider characteristics. I utilize the combination of field experiments, experimental research designs, and complex survey methods, such as standardized patients, to assess the effects and implications of scaling up health and education programs in low-resource settings and for marginalized populations.
I have 13 years of experience conducting research in large-scale economic, impact, and quality of health care evaluations and have worked in Africa, Asia, and Latin America with institutions including the Mexico National Institute of Public Health and the World Bank's principal research department. In previous roles, I have advised on digital health policy and research, domestically and internationally. This work has been sponsored by UN Foundation, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Sesame Workshop, and other agencies.