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. Lin TK, Zarate DEA, Iribarren N, Lindau H, Ramos-Gomez F, Gansky SA. Quality-Adjusted Life Year Proxies for Caries in Primary Dentition: A Discrete Choice Experiment. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2023 Feb 15; 23800844221149337.  View on PubMed
  2. Lin TK, Werner K, Kak M, Herbst CH. Health-care worker retention in post-conflict settings: a systematic literature review. Health Policy Plan. 2023 Jan 06; 38(1):109-121.  View on PubMed
  3. Hammoudeh W, Mitwalli S, Kafri R, Lin TK, Giacaman R, Leone T. The mental health impact of multiple deprivations under protracted conflict: A multi-level study in the occupied Palestinian territory. PLOS Global Public Health. 2022; 12(1).  View on PubMed
  4. Boettiger DC, Lin TK. Cost-effectiveness of liposomal amphotericin B for HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis. Lancet Glob Health. 2022 12; 10(12):e1705-e1706.  View on PubMed
  5. Werner K, Kak M, Herbst C, Lin TK. The role of community health worker-based care in post-conflict settings: a systematic review. Health Policy Plan. 2022 Sep 19.  View on PubMed
  6. Maya S, Kahn JG, Lin TK, Jacobs LM, Schmidt LA, Burrough WB, Ghasemzadeh R, Mousli L, Allan M, Donovan M, Barker E, Horvath H, Spetz J, Brindis CD, Malekinejad M. Indirect COVID-19 health effects and potential mitigating interventions: Cost-effectiveness framework. PLoS One. 2022; 17(7):e0271523.  View on PubMed
  7. Lin TK, Kafri R, Hammoudeh W, Mitwalli S, Jamaluddine Z, Ghattas H, Giacaman R, Leone T. Pathways to food insecurity in the context of conflict: the case of the occupied Palestinian territory. Confl Health. 2022 Jul 06; 16(1):38.  View on PubMed
  8. Ana I. Velazquez Manana, Hala Borno, Evelin Trejo, Sylvia Zhang, Abigail A. Rodriguez Saldana, Ivan C. Leung, Hilary K. Seligman, Tracy Kuo Lin. Evaluating predictors of food insecurity among patients with cancer in the safety-net setting. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2022 Jun 1; 40(16_suppl):e18550-e18550.  View on PubMed
  9. Choi AJ, Hean AC, Lee JK, Tran ND, Lin TK, Apollonio DE. A Retrospective Global Assessment of Factors Associated With COVID-19 Policies and Health Outcomes. Front Public Health. 2022; 10:843445.  View on PubMed
  10. Lin TK, Werner K, Witter S, Alluhidan M, Alghaith T, Hamza MM, Herbst CH, Alazemi N. Individual performance-based incentives for health care workers in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member countries: a systematic literature review. Health Policy. 2022 06; 126(6):512-521.  View on PubMed
  11. Borno HT, Zhang L, Zhang S, Lin TK, Skafel A, Nieves E, Dornsife D, Johnson R, Rhoads K, Small E, Spicer D. Implementation of a Multisite Financial Reimbursement Program in Cancer Clinical Trials Integrated With Patient Navigation: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 06; 18(6):e915-e924.  View on PubMed
  12. Hala T. Borno, Sylvia Zhang, Tracy Kuo Lin, Li Zhang, Nynikka R. Palmer, Christopher Nguyen, Celia Kaplan, Charles J. Ryan. Evaluating the impact of financial toxicity among cancer clinical trial participants. International Journal of Cancer Care and Delivery. 2022 Jan 3.  View on PubMed
  13. 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 09 14; 17(1):105.  View on PubMed
  14. Borno HT, Lin TK, Zhang S, Skafel A, Lalanne A, Dornsife D, Johnson R, Spicer D, Small EJ, Rhoads KF. Accelerating cancer clinical trial recruitment through a financial reimbursement program integrated with patient navigation: an interrupted time series analysis. J Cancer Policy. 2021 12; 30:100305.  View on PubMed
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Treleaven E, Whidden C, Cole F, Kayentao K, Traor? MB, Diakit? D, Sidib? 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
  19. 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
  20. 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 04 26; 19(1):55.  View on PubMed

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