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    Andrea Ault-Brutus

    Director of Health Equity, Nassau County (NY) Department of Health
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Science Education, Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

    Dissertation Title:  "Examining Changes in Mental Health Care by Race/Ethnicity: 1990-1992 to 2001-2003"... Read more about Andrea Ault-Brutus

    Carrie Farmer

    Senior Policy Research and Director of Health Care Quality Measurement and Improvement Program, RAND

    Dissertation Title:  "Chronic Illness, Depression, and the Patient-Provider Relationship: Toward a Model of Biopsychosocial Care"... Read more about Carrie Farmer

    Alison Hwong

    VA Scholar, National Clinician Scholars Program, UCSF

    Dissertation Title:  "Social Ties and Health: An Analysis of Patient-Doctor Trust and Network-Based Public Health Interventions Through Randomized Experiments and Simulations"... Read more about Alison Hwong

    Cara James

    President and CEO, Grantmakers in Health

    Dissertation Title:  "End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD): Factors Affecting Patient's Treatment and Care Assessments"... Read more about Cara James

    David Kim

    Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

    Dissertation Title:  "Social Networks and Health: From Epidemiology to Intervention"... Read more about David Kim

    Mihan Lee

    Resident in Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center

    Dissertation Title:  "Investigating Socioeconomic Disparities in Patient Experiences of Infertility in the US"... Read more about Mihan Lee

    Jessica Mittler

    Associate Professor, Department of Health Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Allied Health Professions

    Dissertation Title:"Medicare Beneficiaries and Market Variations in Service Use, Quality of Care, and Plan Choice"... Read more about Jessica Mittler

    Jessica Perkins

    Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University

    Dissertation Title:"Conducting Social Network and Social Norm Research in Low-Resource Settings: Food Insecutiry, Depression, and HIV Testing in Rural Uganda"... Read more about Jessica Perkins

    Hector Rodriguez

    Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems and Professor, Division of Health Policy and Management, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    Director, California Initiative for Health Equity and Action

    Dissertation Title:"Continuity and Team Approaches to Care: Effects on Physician-Patient Relationship Quality, Patients’ Experiences, and the Technical Quality of Care"... Read more about Hector Rodriguez

    Cleo Samuel-Ryals

    Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

    Dissertation Title:  "Essays on Health Care Quality and Access: Cancer Care Disparities, Composite Measure Development, and Geographic Variations in Electronic Health Record Adoption"... Read more about Cleo Samuel-Ryals

    Annie Steffenson

    Medical Writer, Independent Consultant

    Dissertation Title: "Toward a Better Understanding of HIV Risk among Young South Africans: Risk Perceptions and the Risk of Concurrent Sexual Partnerships"... Read more about Annie Steffenson

    Sae Takada

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

    Dissertation Title: "Quality of Life, Health-Related Stigma, and The Social Context: Longitudinal Analyses of PLWHA in Uganda and a Literature Review"... Read more about Sae Takada

    Malcolm Williams

    Senior Policy Researcher, and Associate Research Department Director, Behavioral and Policy Sciences Department, RAND Corporation

    Dissertation Title: "Individual, Clinical, and Contextual Factors Affecting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care Quality"... Read more about Malcolm Williams