Project Title/Research Interests: Mental health disparities, alcohol abuse, liver disease, cancer prevention, access to healthcare

Roshan Bastani, PhD

Lina Tieu has an MPH in Health Policy from Emory University and a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. Her past experience includes internships at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity and the National Center for Environmental Health, where she analyzed national frameworks to promote health equity and researched the burden of adverse health conditions linked to environmental exposures. Lina has also worked at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on projects relating to California's Medicaid managed care programs. Most recently, at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, she supported research exploring the intersection of technology and health within safety net healthcare systems, including the usability of and potential interventions to improve engagement with patient portals, and the effects of homelessness on older adults.