Current H.S.O.P Student Profiles

  • Leah Abrams
    Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
    Contact info: lrabrams@umich.edu
  • Yubraj AcharyaYubraj Acharya
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Health economics, program evaluation, health policies in developing countries, health disparities, global health policy.
    Contact info: yubraj@umich.edu
  • Emily Arntson
    Cognate: Economics
    Contact info: earntson@umich.edu
  • Huey-Fen Chen
    Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
    Research Interests: Cost-effectiveness analysis, Health technology assessment, Medical decision making, Vaccination policy
    Contact info: hfenchen@umich.edu
  • Betsy Querna CliffBetsy Querna Cliff
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Insurance benefit design, price transparency, consumer decision making
    Contact info: bqcliff@umich.edu
  • Dori CrossDori Cross
    Cognate: Organizational Studies
    Research Interests: Provider use of health information technology, Health information exchange, Care coordination and care transitions for complex patient populations, Team-based care, Implementation science
    Contact info: dacross@umich.edu
  • Anup DasAnup Das
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: hospital payment reform, incentive programs, decision-modeling, cost-effectiveness, diabetes simulation modeling
    Contact info: anupdas@umich.edu
  • Tran Doan
    Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
    Research Interests: perform research and develop interventions that will make a wide range of high-quality health care services accessible to underprivileged communities; effective analysis of policies related to infectious diseases and women's health.
    Contact info: trandoan@umich.edu
  • Heather Elliott
    Cognate: Political Science
    Contact info: hautumnk@umich.edu
  • Jordan Everson (unpictured)Jordan Everson
    Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
    Research Interests: Health Information Technology; Social Network Analysis; Organization Theory; Hospital Quality
    Contact info: jeverson@umich.edu
  • Michelle Falkenbach
    Cognate: Political Science
    Contact info: michfalk@umich.edu
  • Alana GuineyAlana Guiney
    Cognate: Operations Research
    Research Interests: Discrete event simulation, agent based modeling, complex systems, cost savings through simulation, network impacts on population behavior and outcomes.
    Contact info: aguiney@umich.edu
  • Mike HarveyMike Harvey
    Cognate: Operations Research/ Decision Science
    Research Interests: Cost-effectiveness analysis and health technology assessment for high cost, high risk, and potentially high benefit medical technologies; mathematical modeling, injury control, violence prevention
    Contact info: harveymj@umich.edu
  • Will Heininger
    Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
    Contact info: wjsh@umich.edu
  • Jenefer M. JedeleJenefer M. Jedele
    Cognate: Health Economics
    Research Interests: Impact of socioeconomic policies on health, non-participation in Medicaid and other means-tested programs; Medicaid policy.
    Contact info: jwillem@umich.edu
  • Lucie KalousovaLucie Kalousova
    Cognate: Sociology
    Research Interests: Social stratification and mobility, health disparities, comparative social policy.
    Contact info: luciekal@umich.edu
  • Zachary Max LevinsonZachary Max Levinson
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Financing and management of health services for vulnerable populations, health insurance benefit design, managed care, health insurance markets.
    Contact info: zmlevins@umich.edu
  • (not pictured)Jun Li
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Health economics, health insurance reimbursement design, value-based purchasing, spillovers in health care markets.
    Contact info: lijununi@umich.edu
  • Denise F. LillvisDenise F. Lillvis
    Cognate: Political Science
    Research Interests: accine policy, healthcare safety net, Medicaid, health reform, public health services research, bureaucratic politics, federal and state political institutions.
    Contact info: dlillvis@umich.edu
  • Sunny LinSunny Lin
    Cognate: Interdisciplinary
    Research Interests:  Health information technology, health delivery systems, community health, health IT policy.
    Contact info: sunnylin@umich.edu
  • Sarah Ketchen LipsonSarah Ketchen Lipson
    Cognate: Sociology
    Research Interests: Adolescent and young adult mental health.
    Contact info: sklipson@umich.edu
  • Adam MarkovitzAdam Markovitz
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Physician payment reform, financial incentives, quality of care, access to care, health disparities, population health.
    Contact info: amarkov@umich.edu
  • Leslee McKnightLeslee McKnight
    Cognate: Political Science
    Research Interests: Racial health disparities, African American health, incarceration and its effect on population and community health, HIV and racial HIV disparities.
    Contact info: lesleemc@umich.edu
  • Morgen Miller
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Health insurance markets, health labor force markets, economics of information.
    Contact info: mmmill@umich.edu
  • Jeff PearsonJeff Pearson
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Payment systems, delivery systems, health insurance, quality measurement, public reporting, pay for performance, value-based purchasing, differential incentives among multiple providers, Medicare, end-stage renal disease, federally qualified health centers.
    Contact info: jpears@umich.edu
  • Brady Post (unpictured)Brady Post
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Health economics, payment reform, industrial organization, class disparities
    Contact info: postb@umich.edu
  • Minakshi Raj (unpictured)Minakshi Raj
    Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
    Research Interests: Medical Communication, Health Information Technology and Learning Health Sciences, Quality Improvement, Healthcare Organizational Behavior, Global Health
    Contact info: miraj@umich.edu
  • John RichardsonJohn Richardson
    Cognate: Operations Research and Decision Science
    Research Interests: Cost effectiveness analysis, cost utility analysis, cost benefit analysis, discrete choice experiments, mental health and substance abuse services, Medicaid benefits.
    Contact info: jsrich@umich.edu
  • Michael RozierMichael Rozier
    Cognate: Interdisciplinary
    Research Interests: Population health; Community Benefit; Ethics; Mixed methods.
    Contact info: mrozier@umich.edu
  • Michael Rubyan
    Cognate: Organizational Studies/Sociology
    Research Interests: Healthcare Reform, Health Policy Communication, Health
    Information Technology use, Health Policy education.
    Contact info: mrubyan@umich.edu
  • Don Sexton
    Cognate: Organizational Studies
    Research Interests: Gender and diversity in organizations, processes of learning, managerial and organizational cognition, mindful organizing for reliability and resilience.
    Contact info: dwsexton@umich.edu
  • Phillip M. SingerPhillip M. Singer
    Cognate: Political Science
    Research Interests: Politics of healthcare, Medicaid, federalism, state politics, health reform, federal and state political institutions.
    Contact info: pmsinger@umich.edu
  • Phil Stadler
    Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
    Contact info: stadleph@umich.edu
  • Ruoyan SunRuoyan Sun
    Cognate: Economics & Operations Research
    Research Interests: agent based modeling, complex systems, health economics, social networks, socially contagious behaviors.
    Contact info: sunry@umich.edu
  • Jamie TamJamie Tam
    Cognate: Political Science/ Interdisciplinary
    Research Interests: Tobacco use disparities; smoking and mental illness comorbidity; effects of tobacco control policies; policy simulation; system dynamics and agent-based modeling; tobacco product regulation; tobacco control in low and middle-income nations; the impact of non-cigarette tobacco products on smoking-related outcomes.
    Contact info: jamietam@umich.edu
  • Tarlise Townsend
    Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
    Research Interests: domestically, the dynamics that drive America's overuse of low-value care; and globally, the design elements and approaches that yield effective health efforts in developing countries.
    Contact info: townsent@umich.edu
  • Ben Trump
    Cognate: Political Science
    Contact info: bdtrump@umich.edu
  • Charley WillisonCharley Willison
    Cognate: Political Science
    Research Interests: Politics, Health Policy, Allocative Policy Decision-Making, Governance, Mental Health Policy, Political Institutions, Federalism, State Politics.
    Contact info: cwilliso@umich.edu
  • Qing ZhengQing Zheng
    Cognate: Economics
    Research Interests: Health economics, long-term care and aging, the role of ownership of healthcare organizations, public reporting, health insurance, program evaluation, global health policy
    Contact info: zhengq@umich.edu
  • Sasha ZhouSasha Zhou
    Cognate: Sociology
    Research Interests: Racial and ethnic disparities in mental health; structural interventions surrounding mental health of adolescents and young adults, especially in China.
    Contact info: sashaz@umich.edu