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PhD Students

PhD Students Who Passed their Qualifying Exams

Student

Area of Emphasis

Research Interests

Advisor(s)

Judith Beverly

Health Policy

Health Care Access and Delivery, Disability Policy, Children and Youth with Special Needs, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Population Health, GIS and Spatial Analysis Methods, Mixed Methods Research

Dr. Timothy Callaghan & Dr. Robert Ohsfeldt

Kesler Brock

Health Economics

Health Insurance, Health Outcomes, Transportation Law, Medical Factors Research, Demographics

Dr. Robert Ohsfeldt

Theodoros Giannouchos

Health Economics

Health outcomes, Health policy evaluation. Health Technology Assessment, Emergency Department Use, Pharmacoeconomics

Dr. Hye - Chung Kum

Mohammad Karim

Health Economics

Economic burden of cancer. Cancer control and prevention. Disparities in cancer care. Health services utilization. Health outcomes. Pharmacoeconomics.

Dr. Hye - Chung Kum

Nima Khodakarami

Health Economics

Health Care Economics and Organizations, Health Insurance, Health Care Access and Delivery, Health Policy

Dr. Tiffany A. Radcliff

 

Eniola Olatunji

Health Economics

Healthcare access, Health insurance, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Pharmacoeconomics, Global Health and Vaccination research.

Dr. Robert Ohsfeldt

Nikita Sandeep Wagle

Health Economics

Cancer prevention, care delivery and outcomes, health disparities/ health equity, social epidemiology, telemedicine, sexual and reproductive health, health policy, survey design and analysis.

Dr. Hye - Chung Kum

 

PhD Students Preparing for their Qualifying Exams

 

Sophia Anyatonwu

Health Economics

Population Health Outcomes, Long-Term Care, Emergency Department Use,  Health Literacy, Financial Literacy, Legal Epidemiology

Laura Benavides

Health Economics

Population health outcomes, payment reforms, health services utilization, primary care services delivery, health policy, health disparities

Morgan Kassabian

Health Economics

Rural health, rural hospital closures, health outcomes, antimicrobial resistance, maternal child health, spatial health economics, behavioral economics

Geng Zhang

Health Economics

Aging, Dementia care, Economic burden of cancer, Evidence-Based disease prevention for older adults, Healthcare disparities, Health policy evaluation, Health outcomes