2015—2016 Fellows

Sara Bateni,



Brock Daniels, M.D., M.PH., is an emergency medicine physician and research fellow in the AHRQ funded Quality, Safety and Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program (QSCERT) at the Center for Healthcare Policy Research. Brock’s research focuses on improving the timeliness and effectiveness of care delivered in the Emergency Department, particularly the implementation and evaluation of evidence-based guidelines for appropriate use of advanced imaging. Brock is also completing a Master of Advanced Studies in clinical research and health informatics through the Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP). He intends to apply the quality improvement methods learned here with rigorous research methodology to design, implement and study the impact of informatics-based interventions aimed to provide more cost-effective and patient-centered care in the ED.

Robert Doiron, M.D., Surgery, has completed three years in the General Surgery Residency Program at UC Davis Medical Center. His research focuses on designing, validating, and implementing simulation curriculum into surgical education in order to improve surgical skills in the operating room and surgical outcomes.

Michelle Hamline,


Jessie Kemmick Pintor, Ph.D., M.PH. Postdoctoral Fellow UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research.