Current H.S.O.P Student Profiles

Leah AbramsLeah Abrams
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Social Epidemiology, Aging Population, Mental Health, Health Equity.
Contact Info: lrabrams@umich.edu


Emily ArntsonEmily Arntson
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Healthcare Quality, Payment Reform, Access, Medicaid.
Contact Info: earntson@umich.edu


Anton AvancenaAnton Avancena
Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
Research Interests: Optimal Resource Allocation, Health System Efficiency, Health Equity, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Global Health Policy.
Contact Info: antonlv@umich.edu


Maria CarabelloMaria Carabello
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Food Choices and Behaviors, Social Determinants of Health, Immigrant and Minority Health Disparities, Obesity and Diet-Related Diseases, Population Health, Mixed Methods.
Contact Info: mcarabel@umich.edu


Huey-Fen ChenHuey-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


Grace ChungGrace Chung
Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
Research Interests: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Vaccination Policy, Optimal Resource Allocation, Medical Decision Making.
Contact Info: sygrace@umich.edu


 


Tran DoanTran T. Doan
Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
Research Interests: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Decisions Science, Health Disparities, Minority Health, Social Determinants of Health and Data Visualization.
Contact Info: trandoan@umich.edu


(not pictured)Heather Elliott
Cognate: Political Science
Contact Info: hautumnk@umich.edu


Michelle FalkenbachMichelle Falkenbach
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Europe, Health Policies, Partisanship, Health Systems and Mental Health.
Contact Info: michfalk@umich.edu


(not pictured)Jason Gibbons
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Pharmaceuticals, Mental Health, Industrial Organization, Data Science.
Contact Info: jbgib@umich.edu


(not pictured)Brad Iott


(not pictured)Maria Joachim
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Global Health, Health System Reform, Organizational Behavior, Health Policy and Management, Public-Private Partnerships, Quality, Regulation, Sustainability, Political Economy of Health System Reform.
Contact Info: mjoachim@umich.edu


Kimson JohnsonKimson Johnson
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Aging, Long-Term Care, Healthcare Decision Making, Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health, Population Health, Health Equity, Comparative Analysis.
Contact Info: brykimso@umich.edu


(not pictured)Karalyn Kiessling


Ellen Kim DeLucaEllen Kim DeLuca
Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
Research Interests: Cost-effectiveness, Women's Health, Maternal and Child Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics.
Contact Info: ekdeluca@umich.edu


Kasia KlasaKasia (Katarzyna) Klasa
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Comparative Health Politics, High Income Countries, Federalism, Local Health Politics, Urban Health, Urban Politics.
Contact Info: kklasa@umich.edu


Emily LawtonEmily Lawton
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Health Economics, Payment Policy Design, Financial Incentives, Quality of Care, Public Reporting.
Contact Info: ejlawton@umich.edu


 

Jun LiJun Li
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Health Economics, Health Insurance Reimbursement Design, Pay-for-Performance, Healthcare Report Cards, Spillovers.
Contact Info: lijununi@umich.edu


Alex LiberAlex Liber
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Tobacco Control; Public Policy; Electronic Cigarettes; Comparative Regulation; Health Insurance.
Contact Info: acliber@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


(not pictured)Amanda Mauri
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Firearm Violence, Behavioral Health Policy, Federalism, State Politics.
Contact Info: amauri@umich.edu


N'dea MooreN'dea Moore-Petinak
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Federalism, Health Disparities, Partisanship.
Contact Info: moorepen@umich.edu


Susan ParkerSusan Parker
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Gun Violence Reduction, Firearms Policy, Health Economics, Machine Learning Applications.
Contact Info: parkerst@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 Brady Post
Cognate: Economics
Research Interests: Health Economics, Payment Reform, Industrial Organization, Class Disparities.
Contact Info: postb@umich.edu


Minakshi RajMinakshi Raj
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Patient Decision-Making, Medical Communication, Aging, Health Information Technology and Learning Health Sciences, Quality Improvement, Healthcare Organizational Behavior, Global Health.
Contact Info: miraj@umich.edu


Sarah D. RozenblumSarah D. Rozenblum
Cognate: Political Science
Research Interests: Medical Device Regulation, Health Information Technologies, Comparative Health Law and Politics (EU/USA).
Contact Info: srozen@umich.edu


 

Amanda StanhausAmanda Stanhaus
Cognate: Organizational Studies/Sociology
Research Interests: Health Policy, Data Privacy, Emerging Technology, Consumer Protection.
Contact Info: stanhaus@umich.edu


 

Daniel ThielDaniel Thiel
Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies
Research Interests: Gene Editing (CRISPR-Cas9), Ethical Legal and Social Issues (ELSI) in Genomics, Health Disparities, Critical Theory and Public Health.
Contact Info: dbthiel@umich.edu


(not pictured)Tarlise (Tarlie) Townsend
Cognate: Operations Research/Decision Science
Research Interests: Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Opioid Crisis, Life Course Theory, Neighborhood Effects, Sociology, Cost-Effectiveness Modeling, Econometric Analysis, Longitudinal Analysis.
Contact Info: townsent@umich.edu


 

Sasha ZhouSasha (Jingsha) Zhou
Cognate: Sociology
Research Interests: Mental health and service utilization from a sociological and public health perspective; race and ethnic disparities in college student mental health; help-seeking and treatment barriers of marginalized populations at a domestic and international level; policy- and practice-relevant applications of health disparities research. 
Contact Info: sashaz@umich.edu