Core faculty Serving as Student Mentors

Core Health Services Research faculty serve as Research Mentors and Academic Advisors. Every student is assigned one of the core faculty members as an Academic Advisor.

Laurence Baker, PhD. Professor of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Health economics focused on the effects of financial incentives, organizational structures, and government policies on the health care delivery system, health care costs, and health outcomes.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Laurence_Baker/

Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD. Associate Professor of Medicine (Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy, and Economics
Interests: Constraints that vulnerable populations face in making decisions that affect their health status; the effects of government policies and programs designed to benefit vulnerable populations.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Jayanta_Bhattacharya/

M. Kate Bundorf, PhD. Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Health insurance markets including the determinants and effects of individual and purchaser choices, the effects of regulation in insurance markets, the interaction of public and private systems of health insurance, and incentives for insurers to improve health care quality.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Mary_Bundorf/

Alan Garber, MD, PhD. Henry J. Kaiser Jr. Professor, Professor of Medicine (Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research) and, by courtesy, of Economics and Health Research and Policy
Interests: Health economics of aging; health, insurance; optimal screening intervals; cost-effectiveness of, coronary surgery in the elderly; health care financing and delivery, in the United States and Japan; coronary heart disease.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Alan_Garber/

Mary Kane Goldstein, MD, MS. Professor of Medicine (Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Health services research in primary care and geriatrics; implementation research for quality improvement using automated decision support provided to clinicians with information individualized for their patients; utility assessment for cost-effectiveness analysis.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Mary_Goldstein/

Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine (Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research)
Interests: Decision science; International health policy; Cost-effectiveness analysis; Simulation modeling http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/jeremygoldhaberfiebert/

Paul Heidenreich, MD, MS. Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular) at the Palo ALto Veterans Affairs Health Care System and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Cost-effectiveness of new cardiovascular technologies, interventions to improve the quality of care of patients with heart disease, outcomes research using existing clinical and administrative data sets, and use of echocardiography to predict prognosis.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Paul_Heidenreich/

Mark A. Hlatky, MD. Professor of Health Research and Policy and Professor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine); Director of the Health Services Research Degree Program
Interests: Cardiovascular health services research; cost-effectiveness analyses; clinical outcomes research.
http://med.stanford.edu/profiles/Mark_Hlatky/

Grant Miller, MD.Assistant Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Outcomes Research) and, by courtesy, of Economics and of Health Research and Policy
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/grantmiller/

Douglas Owens, MD, MS. Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, and meta-analysis to evaluate clinical and health policy problems.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/douglaskowens/

Paul Wise, MD, MPH. Richard E. Behrman Professor of Child Health and Society and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy
Interests: Health policy and outcomes researcher whose work has focused on children's health.
http://healthpolicy.stanford.edu/people/paulhwise/

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