HSR Student Directory

Current Health Services Research Graduate Students

Megan ColeMegan Cole Year Admitted: 2013

Advisor: Amal Trivedi

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Payment and delivery reform, health equity and health disparities, and state health policy

Undergraduate Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst, BS-PUBH Graduate Institution: Yale University, MH-PUBH

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

Email: Megan_Cole@Brown.edu

 

 Alexandra EllisAlexandra EllisYear Admitted: 2013

Advisor: Thomas Trikalinos

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Evidence synthesis

Undergraduate Institution: Bucknell University, BS-Econ

Graduate Institution: The London School of Economics and Political Science, MS

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

Email: Alexandra_G_Ellis@Brown.edu

 

Katherine EtterKatherine EtterYear Admitted: 2009

Advisor: David Dore

Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Medical Devices and Patient Safety

Undergraduate Institution: University of Connecticut, BS-BME

Graduate Institution: University of Connecticut, MS-BME

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 440

Email: katherine_etter@brown.edu

 

Michael FloresMichael FloresYear Admitted: 2012

Advisor:   Ira Wilson

Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Social determinants of health disparities, access and utilization of mental health services, patient provider communication, community based participatory research

Undergraduate Institution:  University of California, Santa Barbara

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 638

Email: Michael_Flores@brown.edu

 

Sarah GordonSarah GordonYear Admitted:  2014

Advisor:  Amal Trivedi

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Medicaid policy, health care reform implementation, health disparities, care coordination for vulnerable populations

Undergraduate Institution: New York University

Graduate Institution: Harvard School of Public Health, MS, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box G-S121-2, Room 242

E-mail: Sarah_H_Gordon@brown.edu

 

Laura KeohaneLaura KeohaneYear Admitted: 2011

Advisor:   Vincent Mor

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Pathways to Medicare-Medicaid eligibility, Long term care for elderly individuals and individuals with disabilities, access to care for individuals with disabilities

Undergraduate Institution: Wesleyan University

Graduate Institution:  Harvard School of Public Health, MS

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 440

Email: Laura_Keohane@brown.edu

 

Qijuan (Emily) LiQijuan (Emily) LiYear Admitted: 2012

Advisor:   Amal Trivedi

Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Value-Based Benefit Design, risk adjustment, predictive modeling, care transition, and different payment schemes

Undergraduate Institution: West China University of Medical Sciences

Graduate Institution: Yale School of Public Health

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 638

Email: Qijuan_Li@brown.edu

 

Xinqi (Cynthia) LiXinqi (Cynthia) Li Year Admitted:  2014

Advisor:  Vince Mor

Program:  PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Performance evaluation of health programs and implementation of health policies

Undergraduate Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

E-mail: Xinqi_Li@brown.edu

 

John McHughJohn McHugh

Year Admitted: 2012

Advisor:   Vincent Mor

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Incentive structures in the current healthcare system

Undergraduate Institution: University of Pennsylvania

Graduate Institution: Duke University, MBA

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 440

Email: John_Mchugh@brown.edu

 

Marissa MeucciMarissa MeucciYear Admitted: 2010

Advisor: Susan Allen

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Disparities, post-acute and long term care

Undergraduate Institution: Boston University

Graduate Institution: Boston University, MSPT

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 440

Email: Marissa_Meucci@brown.edu

 

Brianna OsetinskyBrianna OsetinskyYear Admitted:  2014

Advisor:  Omar Galarragga

Program:  PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: 

Undergraduate Institution: Santa Clara

Graduate Institution: Emory, MSPH

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

E-mail: Brianna_Osetinsky@brown.edu

 

Jessica Roydhouse

Year Admitted: 2013

Advisor: Ira Wilson

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Undergraduate Institution: Johns Hopkins University

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

Email: Jessica_Roydhouse@Brown.edu

 

Cara SammartinoCara SammartinoYear Admitted: 2010

Advisor: Omar Galarraga

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: State Medicaid policy and financing

Undergraduate Institution: University of Vermont

Graduate Institution: Emory University, MSPH

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 440

Email: Cara_Sammartino@brown.edu

 

Benjamin SilverBenjamin Silver

Year Admitted: 2013

Advisor: Vincent Mor

Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: Medicare, Health Economics, Payment Systems

Undergraduate Institution:  Brandeis University, BA-HSR 

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 242

Email: benjamin_silver@brown.edu

 

Lawrence WereLawrence WereYear Admitted: 2011

Advisor:   Omar Galarraga

Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Health Economics; Health System Reforms; Social Health Insurance; and

HIV/AIDS

Undergraduate Institution: United States International University, Africa ( USIU-A)

Graduate Institution:  Clark University, MA

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 731

Email: Lawrence_Were@brown.edu

 

Andrew ZulloAndrew Zullo

Year Admitted: 2012

Advisor:   David Dore

Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Pharmaceutical health services research; Pharmacoepidemiology

Undergraduate Institution: Rutgers, The State University of NJ

Graduate:  Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy

Office: 121 S. Main, Campus Box GS-121-2, Room 731

Email: Andrew_Zullo@brown.edu