People

Institute for Health Policy Directory of Faculty and Staff

Hong Su An, PhD

Statistician
anhong@msu.edu
(517) 432-7285


Biometrics, Medicare and Medicaid, programming and statistical analysis, quality of care
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Mike Bridges

Graduate Assistant
bridge80@msu.edu


Biostatistics, epidemiology

Kevin Brooks, MSc, PhD

Research Specialist
brooks52@msu.edu
(517) 432-8385


Health information technologies, health information exchange, biopharmaceutical and big-data analytics
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Audrey Craft, MS, LLP

Outreach Specialist
craftaud@msu.edu
(517) 432-4222


Behavioral Health, children's special health care services, developmental disability, federal compliance, home and community-based services
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Debra Darling, RN, BSN

Interim Director, Quality Improvement Programs
darlin22@msu.edu
(517) 432-9822


Disease management, health care quality, managed care, quality improvement, risk management
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Joan Deschamps, BA

Outreach Specialist
descha14@msu.edu
(517) 432-9821


Community-based services, mental health, public health, special health care services, vulnerable populations
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Julie DuPuis, MPA

Data Resource Analyst
dupuisju@msu.edu
(517) 432-1701


Health care administration, health services research, Medicaid, policy analysis
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Sabrina Ford, PhD

Assistant Professor and Outreach Coordinator
sford@msu.edu
(517) 432-8369


Health prevention programs evaluation, Medicaid, rural and urban health equity, health risk research, maternal and infant health, women’s health
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Erika Garcia, MPA

Data Resource Analyst
garciaer@msu.edu
(517) 432-9807


Health information technologies, health services interventions, patient outcomes, policy analysis, program evaluation, research design
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Hyokyoung (Grace) Hong, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor
hhong@msu.edu
(517) 432-9826


Machine learning, high-dimensional data analysis, survival analysis, quantile regression, graphical models
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Laura Houdeshell, MPH

Quality Improvement Project Manager
houdeshe@msu.edu
(517) 432-7229


Quality improvement, health information technologies, public health, epidemiology
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Christine Karl, RN, BA

Quality Improvement Project Manager
ckarl@msu.edu
(517) 432-9829


Chronic disease management, health care ethics, maternal health, pediatrics, philosophy, quality improvement, vulnerable populations
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Cassandre “Cassie” Larrieux, MPH

Data Resource Analyst
larrieux@msu.edu
(517) 353-5383


Epidemiology, health equity, maternal and child health, population health, public health, quality improvement, vulnerable populations
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Courtney A. Lowe

Office Coordinator II
lowecou1@msu.edu
(517) 432-9830

 

Zhehui Luo, MS, PhD

Associate Professor
zluo@msu.edu
(517) 884-3966


Epidemiology, health services research, statistics
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Dana McCarthy

Financial Administrator
mccart77@msu.edu
(517) 432-4323


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Liz McDaniel

Web Content Coordinator
mcdan108@msu.edu


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Kathleen Oberst, RN, PhD

Acting Director
oberstka@msu.edu
(517) 432-9824


Health services research, quality improvement, nursing, epidemiology
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Robert Orme, MS

Data Resource Analyst
ormerobe@msu.edu
(517) 432-4326


Medicaid, quality assurance, health services research
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Dennis M. Paradis, MPH

Executive Director, Michigan Health Policy Forum
paradis@msu.edu
(517) 353-1664


Health policy, education, Medicaid, public health, Michigan state legislature
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Molly Polverento, MSEd, CPH

Outreach Specialist
smeltzer@msu.edu
(517) 884-0434


Family medicine, health information technologies, medical education, public health
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Hanna Poole

Graduate Assistant
pooleha1@msu.edu
(517) 353-2289


Health services program evaluation, nursing
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Erin Sarzynski, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
finneri1@msu.edu
(517) 432-9807


Electronic health records, geriatric medicine, health information technology, health services research, medication management
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Brenden Smith

Student Clerical Assistant
smit2535@msu.edu
(517) 432-4037


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Patrick Thompson, MS

Data Resource Analyst
thomp705@msu.edu
(517) 353-9884


Data management, data science, epidemiology, informatics, program evaluation
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