Affiliated Faculty and Academic Staff

Affiliated faculty are available as methodology advisors and research mentors for HSR students.

Raymond R. Balise, PhD. Lecturer, Health Research & Policy (Epidemiology)
Interests: Statistical analysis and programming methods; cancer epidemiology.
http://www.stanford.edu/%7Ebalise/

Paul Barnett, PhD. Consulting Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy; Director of Health Economics Resource Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Interests: Cost-effectiveness of health care inventions, determination of the cost of health care, economic modeling in support of health care policy decisions, and cost-effectiveness of treatments for substance abuse and psychiatric disorders.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/paulgbarnett/

Marrgaret Brandeau, PhD. Professor of Management Science and Engineering and, by courtesy, of Medicine (Primary Care and Outcomes Research)
Interests: Application of mathematical models and management science techniques to health policy problems; policies for HIV screening and intervention.
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/MSandE/people/faculty/brandeau/

Marc Coram, PhD, MS. Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics)
Interests: Methods to utilize/ identify latent structure in high-dimensional data.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Marc_Coram/

Bradley Efron, PhD. Max H. Stein Professor of Humanities & Science; Professor of Statistics and of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Statistical inference in biostatistical data; bootstrap methodology.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/bradleyefron/

Alain Enthoven, PhD. Marriner S. Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management (emeritus)
Interests: Financing and delivery of health care in the United States and other industrialized nations; cost-benefit decisions in health care.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/2072/

Victor Fuchs, PhD. Henry J. Kaiser Jr. Professor (emeritus); Professor of Economics and of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Universal health coverage, factors determining healthcare spending, determinants of health.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/2084/

Henry T. Greely, J.D. Deane and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor, School of Law
Interests: Legal, ethical, and social frontiers of bioscience.
http://www.law.stanford.edu/faculty/greely/

Trevor Hastie, PhD. Professor of Statistics and of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Flexible statistical modeling, data mining, bioinformatics, statistical computing.
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~hastie/

Sarah Horowitz, PhD. Professor of Pediatrics and CHP/PCOR core faculty member
Interests: healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/sarahsallymhorwitz/

Iain Johnstone, PhD. Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professor in Quantitative Studies; Professor of Statistics and of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Statistical decision theory and wavelet-like methods in estimation theory, asymptotics and application areas, simulation methodology, volume tests of significance, hazard rate estimation and maximum entropy methods.
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/people/faculty/johnstone/

Daniel Kessler, PhD. The David S and Ann M Barlow Professor, Professor of Law
Interests: Empirical research in law and economics, industrial organization, the economics of health care.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/2132/

Philip W. Lavori, PhD. Professor of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Biostatistics, clinical trials, longitudinal studies, casual inference from observation studies, genetic tissue banking, informed consent. Trial designs for dynamic (adaptive) treatment regimes, psychiatric research, cancer.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/hsr/faculty/Philip_Lavori/

Alex Macario, MD, MS. Professor of Anesthesia and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Economics of health care, in particar the tradeoffs between costs and outcomes for patients having surgery and anesthesia.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/hsr/faculty/Alex_Macario/

Richard Olshen, PhD. Professor of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics) and, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering and Statistics
Interests: Statistics and their applications to medicine and biology; tree-structured algorithms for classification, regression, survival analysis, and clustering.
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~olshen/

Ciaran Phibbs, PhD. Consulting Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy; Associate Director for the Health Economics Resource Center at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System
Interests: Perinatal care; hospital competition; health care technologies; hospital markets;demand for VA services; how scale and capacity utilization affect hospital costs and how these interact with market forces.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/ciaransphibbs/

Kristin L. Sainani, PhD. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Health Research and Policy (epidemiology)
Interests: Epidemiology of musculoskeletal diseases; women’s health.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/kristin_cobb/

Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH. Consulting Professor, Health Research & Policy; Director, Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California.
Interests: Clinical epidemiology, quality of care for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
http://www.dor.kaiser.org/staff/investigators/selby.shtml

Ross Shachter, PhD. Associate Professor of Management Science and Engineering
Interests: Representation and analysis of uncertainty and medical decision analysis.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/rossdshachter/

Mei-Chiung Shih, PhD.Assistant Professor, Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics)
Interests: Clinical trials, longitudinal studies, adaptive designs, genetic epidemiology.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Mei-Chiung_Shih/

Robert Tibshirani, PhD. Professor of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Applied statistics, biostatistics and data mining.
http://www-stat.stanford.edu/~tibs/

Todd Wagner PhD. Consulting Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy; Health economist with the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Interests: Consumer health information; cost-effectiveness analysis; willingness to pay; financing for institutional review boards; quality of life measurement.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/toddhwagner/

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