recieved a Ph.D. from UC Davis in an interdisciplinary program that
blended biology and the social sciences. I conducted research in
Tanzania, East Africa to investigate how culture influences
cooperation. I also have conducted numerous experiments in the
area of behavioral economics to understand altruism, fairness, and
cooperation. My teaching experience was diverse: criminology,
social psychology, statistics, anthropology, and conflict studies.
have recently completed a M.S. in Health Informatics from UC Davis.
This field is the intersection of the sciences of
health/medicine, computers, and human behavior. I am excited
about how to use data, information and knowledge to improve medical
After a diverse and interesting career,
I have become a specialist in healthcare outcomes research and
informatics. My focus includes healthcare performance
measurement, data/text mining, and business intelligence systems.