HSR Student Directory

Current Health Services Research Graduate Students

Megan Cole
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 Ellis
Alexandra EllisAlexandra Ellis

Year 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

Michael Flores
Michael FloresMichael Flores

Year 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

Shaun Forbes
Shaun ForbesShaun Forbes

Year Admitted: 2015
Advisor: TBD
Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis and Operations Research / Management Science

Undergraduate Institution: University of Miami

Office:  121 S. Main, Campus Box G-S121-2, Room TBD
E-mail: Shaun_Forbes@brown.edu 

Sarah Gordon
Sarah GordonSarah Gordon

Year 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

Cyrus Kosar

Year Admitted: 2015
Advisor:   TBD
Program: PhD, Health Services Research

Research Interest: TBD

Undergraduate Institution: 
Graduate Institution: 

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

Qijuan (Emily)  Li
Qijuan (Emily) LiQijuan (Emily) Li

Year 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) Li
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 McHugh
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 Meucci
Marissa MeucciMarissa Meucci

Year 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 Osetinsky
Brianna OsetinskyBrianna Osetinsky

Year Admitted:  2014
Advisor:  Omar Galárragga
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
Jessica RoydhouseJessica 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 Sammartino
Cara SammartinoCara Sammartino

Year 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

Margot Schwartz
Margot SchwartzMargot Schwartz

Year Admitted: 2015
Advisor: TBD
Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: TBD

Undergraduate Institution:

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

Benjamin Silver
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

Lacey Rose Wright
Lacey Rose WrightLacey Rose Wright

Year Admitted: 2015
Advisor: TBD
Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: TBD

Undergraduate Institution:

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

Bora Youn
Bora YounBora Youn

Year Admitted: 2015
Advisor: TBD
Program: PhD Health Services Research

Research Interest: TBD

Undergraduate Institution:

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