University of Washington, Seattle, WA, BA, 2005, International Studies
University College London, London, UK, MS, 2007, Public Policy
University of California, Davis, CA, PhD, 2014, Political Science
University of California, San Francisco, CA, Postdoctoral Scholar, 2016, Health Policy and Health Economics
London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, Fellow, 2017, Health Economics

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 - 2014
    University of California, Davis, Department Travel Grant
  • 2014
    Winner of the U.S Department of Energy, Detection of Nuclear Proliferation, Network Science Idea Challenge (with Vikram Vijayaraghaven)
  • 2015
    Fall Quarter, Dean's Recognition for teaching Excellence, Apple Award
  • 2020
    Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Award
  • 2018
    London School of Economics and Political Science Middle East Centre Academic Collaboration

Selected Publications

  1. Hala T. Borno, Tracy Kuo Lin, Sylvia Zhang, Andrea Skafel, Alyssa Lalanne, Dana Dornsife, Robert Johnson, Darcy Spicer, Eric J. Small, Kim F. Rhoads. Accelerating cancer clinical trial recruitment through a financial reimbursement program integrated with patient navigation: an interrupted time series analysis. Journal of Cancer Policy. 2021 Dec 1; 30:100305.  View on PubMed
  2. Lin TK, Bruckner TA, Alghaith T, Hamza MM, Alluhidan M, Herbst CH, Alghodaier H, Alamri A, Saber R, Alazemi N, Liu JX. Projecting health labor market dynamics for a health system in transition: planning for a resilient health workforce in Saudi Arabia. Global Health. 2021 Sep 14; 17(1):105.  View on PubMed
  3. Hala T. Borno, Sylvia Zhang, Elena Nieves, Dana Dornsife, Robert Johnson, Darcy Spicer, Tracy K. Lin. Broad inclusion leads to maximal value – examining travel costs associated with clinical trial participation. . 2021 Aug 26.  View on PubMed
  4. Lin TK, Kafri R, Hammoudeh W, Mitwalli S, Jamaluddine Z, Ghattas H, Giacaman R, Leone T. Food insecurity in the context of conflict: analysis of survey data in the occupied Palestinian territory. Lancet. 2021 Jul; 398 Suppl 1:S35.  View on PubMed
  5. Hammoudeh W, Mitwalli S, Kafri R, Lin TK, Giacaman R, Leone T. The psychological impact of deprivation in regions affected by conflict: a multilevel analysis of a cross-sectional survey in the occupied Palestinian territory. Lancet. 2021 Jul; 398 Suppl 1:S29.  View on PubMed
  6. Treleaven E, Whidden C, Cole F, Kayentao K, Traoré MB, Diakité D, Sidibé S, Lin TK, Boettiger D, Cissouma S, Sanogo V, Padian N, Johnson A, Liu J. Relationship between symptoms, barriers to care and healthcare utilisation among children under five in rural Mali. Trop Med Int Health. 2021 08; 26(8):943-952.  View on PubMed
  7. Sylvia T. Zhang, Errol J. Philip, Nichole Legaspi, Lucky Ding, Tracy Kuo Lin, Hala T. Borno. Assessing Clinician Attitudes and Beliefs Around Financial Toxicity Screening in Medical Oncology Clinic. Journal of Clinical Pathways. 2021; 7(4):43-47.  View on PubMed
  8. Gailey S, Bruckner TA, Lin TK, Liu JX, Alluhidan M, Alghaith T, Alghodaier H, Tashkandi N, Herbst CH, Hamza MM, Alazemi N. A needs-based methodology to project physicians and nurses to 2030: the case of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Hum Resour Health. 2021 Apr 26; 19(1):55.  View on PubMed
  9. Werner K, Lin TK, Risko N, Osiro M, Kalanzi J, Wallis L. The costs of delivering emergency care at regional referral hospitals in Uganda: a micro-costing study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2021 Mar 16; 21(1):232.  View on PubMed
  10. Lin TK, Law R, Beaman J, Foster DG. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic security and pregnancy intentions among people at risk of pregnancy. Contraception. 2021 06; 103(6):380-385.  View on PubMed
  11. Chu CE, Law L, Zuniga K, Lin TK, Tsourounis C, Rodriguez-Monguio R, Lazar A, Washington SL, Cooperberg MR, Greene KL, Carroll PR, Pruthi RS, Meng MV, Chen LL, Porten SP. Liposomal Bupivacaine Decreases Postoperative Length of Stay and Opioid Use in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy. Urology. 2021 Mar; 149:168-173.  View on PubMed
  12. Borno HT, Kuo Lin T, Odisho AY, Desai A, Koshkin V, Werner K, Legaspi N, Bucknor M, Bell A, Zhang S, Hope TA. Evaluating determinants of receipt of molecular imaging in biochemical recurrent prostate cancer. Cancer Med. 2021 01; 10(1):62-69.  View on PubMed
  13. Ramos-Gomez F, White JS, Lindau HE, Lin TK, Finlayson TL, Liu JX, Gansky SA. Family monetary incentives as a value-based care model for oral hygiene: rationale and design of the BEhavioral EConomics for Oral health iNnovation (BEECON) trial. J Public Health Dent. 2020 Oct 08.  View on PubMed
  14. Bucknor MD, Lichtensztajn DY, Lin TK, Borno HT, Gomez SL, Hope TA. Disparities in PET Imaging for Prostate Cancer at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center. J Nucl Med. 2021 05 10; 62(5):695-699.  View on PubMed
  15. Borno HT, Lin TK, Batniji RS. Determining the impact of Medicaid expansion on cancer burden. Cancer. 2020 09 15; 126(18):4114-4117.  View on PubMed
  16. DeBoer RJ, Ndumbalo J, Meena S, Ngoma MT, Mvungi N, Siu S, Selekwa M, Nyagabona SK, Luhar R, Buckle G, Lin TK, Breithaupt L, Kennell-Heiling S, Mushi B, Philipo GS, Mmbaga EJ, Mwaiselage J, Van Loon K. Development of a theory-driven implementation strategy for cancer management guidelines in sub-Saharan Africa. Implement Sci Commun. 2020; 1:24.  View on PubMed
  17. Lin TK, Shoair OA, Tran D, Wilson L. Utilization, Cost, and Pricing Scheme of Compounded Medications for Public Health System Patients: The California Workers' Compensation System, 2011-2013. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2019 Jul; 25(7):743-751.  View on PubMed
  18. Wilson L, Turkistani F, Tran DM, Huang W, Lin TK. Financial Impact of Alternative Pricing Benchmarks for Physician-Dispensed Drugs in the California Workers' Compensation System. Appl Health Econ Health Policy. 2019 04; 17(2):231-242.  View on PubMed
  19. Rebecca J. DeBoer, Jerry Ndumbalo, Geoffrey Buckle, Stephen Meena, Tracy Lin, Msiba Selekwa, Stella Aguinaga Bialous, Nazima Dharsee, Gabrielle Purcell, Beatrice Moshi, Li Zhang, Elia Mmbaga, Katherine Van Loon, Julius Mwaiselage. Implementation of Guideline-Based Clinical Practice at Ocean Road Cancer Institute in Tanzania. Journal of Global Oncology. 2018 Oct 1; 4(4_suppl_3):12s-12s.  View on PubMed
  20. Lin TK, Wilson L. Use and Costs of Medical Foods and Convenience-Packaged Drugs in the California Workers' Compensation System. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2018 Aug; 24(8):819-833.  View on PubMed

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