Upstream Fellowship Awardees

Britni Wilcher, PhD

Britni Wilcher, PhD, is a Health Services Research & Development postdoctoral fellow at Stanford and VA Palo Alto. Dr. Wilcher earned her PhD in economics from American University in 2022. She is an applied microeconomist working at the intersection of health, labor, and gender economics. Her research focuses on the economics of health decision making and its implications for labor markets using quasi-experimental designs to draw causal inferences for historically disadvantaged populations.

Nicole Halmai, PhD
University of California, Davis

Nicole Halmai, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher in the field of cancer health disparities. Dr. Halmai earned her PhD in Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology at the University of California, Davis, in 2019. Her work focuses on addressing biological and social drivers of cancer health disparities among US racial/ethnic minority communities, particularly Native and Indigenous communities, through community-based participatory research.

Jaysón Davidson
University of California, San Francisco

Jaysón Davidson is a PhD candidate in the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics program at the University of California San Francisco. His research primarily centers around the treatment, utilization, and health outcomes of Type 2 diabetes patients within the UC-Health system.