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Join Us for a Virtual Meet and Greet

Join Us for a Virtual Meet and Greet

The Health Services PhD Program welcomes you to join us for a virtual meet-and-greet session with our program leadership, faculty, staff, students, and alumni. 

Hear directly from our community members about what it’s like to be a Husky, including the student experience, research and mentoring, alumni careers, life in Seattle, and more.

When: Sunday, June 20, 2021, 4:00 - 6:00pm PT (Pacific Time)
Where: Online, via Zoom (RSVP for Zoom link)

See who's coming:

Faculty Panelists

Jerome Dugan

Assistant Professor

Interests: Health insurance status; organization of the health care system impacts on health care cost and quality

Paul Fishman

Professor; Health Economics Lead

Interests: Cost analysis; risk adjustment

Jeff Harris

Health Services Department Chair; Professor

Interests: Adult immunization; cancer screening; chronic disease; community-based prevention; health equity; health promotion; implementation science; older adults; physical activity; tobacco; workplace health

Jesse Jones-Smith

PhD Associate Program Director; Associate Professor

Interests: Social, environmental and economic causes and correlates of obesity risk; nutrition-related health inequities based on socioeconomic factors and race/ethnicity; public health nutrition

India Ornelas

Associate Professor; Health Behavior and Social Determinants of Health Lead

Interests: Racial and ethnic health disparities; social determinants of health; Latino and immigrant populations; American Indian populations; health promotion; community-based participatory research; cancer prevention; mental health; substance use; coronavirus

Emily Williams

PhD Program Director; Associate Professor

Interests: Evidence-based treatments for unhealthy alcohol and other substance use, promoting equity in this care for vulnerable patient subpopulations (e.g., those with HIV and HCV, racial/ethnic minorities, persons living in rural areas, transgender patients, and women)

Current Student Panelists

Ammarah Mahmud

Interests: exploring the impact of health delivery models; assessing outcomes associated with health system integration and care coordination strategies

Erica Chavez Santos

Interests: community-based participatory research; addressing Latinx health disparities

Raymond Ruiz

Interests: health disparities research with sexual and gender minorities; health outcomes related to cigarette smoking and HIV

Alumni Panelists

Meagan Brown

Postdoctoral Fellow, Epidemiology, University of Washington

Interests: Program planning, implementation, and evaluation; health equity and social justice

Ann Nguyen

Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University School of Medicine

Interests: Mixed methods health services research; implementation science; physician integration; primary care; health innovations; comparative effectiveness; decision science

Julie Richards

Research Associate II, Kaiser Permanente WA

Interests: Using qualitative and quantitative research methods to improve health system interventions designed to improve patient-centered care for stigmatized conditions


RSVP today to secure your spot!