Master of Science Degree in Health Policy

Master's Students

Emily Johnston is originally from Iowa and went to undergrad at Carleton College in Minnesota.  Since medical school she has been at Stanford - for both Pediatric Residency and now Pediatric Hematology Oncology Fellowship.  She is currently getting her Masters in Health Services Research.


Miquell Miller is originally from the Bahamas and hopes to serve diverse populations in her career. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Dillard University and medical degree from Stanford University. Currently, she is a General Surgery Resident at Stanford. Miquell is interested in addressing disparities in colorectal cancer for vulnerable populations and improving the care for these patients. She is also interested in cultural competency in surgical care.

In 2015, Tingting Qu received her PhD in Economics from Sun Yat-sen University, China. During 2014-2015, she visited the Institute of Health Policy and Management (iBMG) at Erasmus University Rotterdam, under the supervision of Professor Eddy van Doorslaer. After her graduation, she began to work as a research fellow at Sun Yat-sen University until June 2017.

Tingting is interested in economically evaluating health reform in China in terms of both demand-side and supply-side. Her previous publications consist of empirical studies on the effects of social health insurance on health care utilization and health expenditures in urban China. Her most recent working papers are studying potential effects of hospital administrations on behaviors of hospitals in China.

Dr. Lindsay Sceats is a general surgery resident at Stanford Hospital. Research interests include colorectal surgery and inflammatory bowel disease. She is supported by a Stanford Spectrum KL2 Training Grant.