Meet Sang Cho, a USC School of Pharmacy PhD candidate in Health Economics, who served as business analyst on a USC Viterbi School of Engineering team that won first place in USC’s Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition.
Understanding the context of opioid providing, provider patterns, and patient behavior is the first step to developing policies that will adequately halt this pressing public health crisis. Two studies co-written by Schaeffer Center researchers analyze this context within the Medicare population.
Lauren Scarpati is a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Schaeffer Center, Dornsife Doctoral Fellow, PhD candidate in Economics, and was nominated and funded by the National Science Foundation to attend the meeting.
Schaeffer Center researcher John Romley co-authored a study that looked at inpatient mortality rates for those hospitalized with pneumonia, congestive heart failure, heart attack, and stroke in various hospitals across the US.
Erin Trish, a postdoctoral fellow at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, was one of only seven recipients university-wide to be awarded the 2014 Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grant.