Sun joined the center as a statistician in 2017. Prior to CHPR, she worked as a Presidential Doctoral Research Fellow at Utah State University from 2012 to 2017, and conducted research on socio-demographic contributors to health outcomes, particularly suicide, mental health, and obesity, using national health surveys such as National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), and National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) datasets. She also has experiences of studying the application of multivariate models, statistical machine learning techniques, and age-period-cohort (APC) models to health research.
She has Master’s degrees in Statistics and Sociology, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the Utah State University.
Rob Doiron, MD and Brock Daniels, MD, MPH are middle author's on the paper that was just accepted:
"The Effectiveness of Standardized Handoff Tool Interventions during Inter- and Intra-facility Care Transitions on Patient-Related Outcomes: A Systematic Review" for publication in a future issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality.
Jennifer L. Rosenthal, MDa , Robert Doiron, MDb, Sarah C. Haynes, MPHc,
Brock Daniels, MD, MPHd , Su-Ting T. Li, MD, MPHa
In debate over iPhone vs. health care costs, Gavin Newsom's claims are Mostly True
Two health care policy experts pointed to the $10,345 figure as the best available.
"That’s an accurate number," saidJoy Melnikow, director of the UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research. "That number is as good as any."
While the government and private business pay for the bulk of the nation’s health care costs, Melnikow noted the government gets its money from taxpayers: "That’s all of our money. We’re paying for it." Full Article >>