"While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection." - Amartya Sen


Background

Graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 1999 (Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences)

Graduated from the College of Pharmacy Western University of Health Sciences in 2004 (Doctor of Pharmacy)

Completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Loma Linda Healthcare System in 2005

Completed a Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Fellowship at the College of Pharmacy Western University of Health Sciences in 2007

Started my career as a Pharmacoeconomist at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System from 2007 to 2013

Graduated from the Rollins School of Public Health Emory University in 2013 (Master in Public Health)

Graduated from the Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute University of Washington in 2018 (Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy)

Joined the VA Health Economics Resource Center (HERC) and VA Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i) in January 2019


Current Status

Pharmacy Data Program Manager at the VA Pharmacy Benefits Management National Academic Detailing Service

Health Economist at the VA Health Economics Resource Center (HERC)

Investigator at the VA Center for Innovation to Implementation (Ci2i)

Research affiliate at Stanford University

Independent consultant

Pharmacist