Meet our QSCERT (T32) Fellows

Bateni, Sarah, M.D., General Surgery Resident. Has completed three years of general surgery clinical residency training at UC Davis Medical Center. Now devoting two years to research with a focus on postoperative outcomes among patients with advanced cancer.


Cox, Jessica, M.D., Department of Surgery


Jaime, Maria Catrina Diestro, Ph.D., General Medicine


Evans, Ethan, Ph.D., is interested in Medical Sociology, Organization Studies, Health Disparities and Social Welfare. His dissertation focused on implementation of the Affordable Care Act, asking: "How are new organization arrangements between public agencies and private for- and non-profit organizations creating unanticipated barriers to system function?" With the project, he seeks to understand the influence of institutions and changes to benefit provision, healthcare system governance, and service delivery. As a QSCERT Fellow, Ethan will extend his mezzo-level institutional analysis to explore impacts on patient health.


Other projects include: assessing access to primary care for California's expanded Medi-Cal population, exploring health access disparities for children of immigrants, state policy effects on access improvement, and the impact of family instability on decisions to seek formal medical care across the life course.


Moulin, Aimee, M.D., is an emergency medicine physician with a research interest in Behavioral Health Emergencies and Health Policy


White, Anne, Ph.D., is interested in Medical Sociology. Her dissertation research focused on doctor-patient communication in a rural setting with a focus on clinical general surgery interactions using a mixed-method approach combining Conversation Analysis, ethnography, and statistical analysis.  She received her PhD in Sociology from University of California Los Angeles and her BA in Sociology from Princeton University.  As a QSCERT Fellow, Anne is interested in looking at how pain medication gets requested and offered during patient visits.