Dr. Emily Hammad Mrig is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and in the Center for Translational and Policy Research on Precision Medicine (TRANSPERS) and an affiliate faculty member at IHPS. Prior to joining the UCSF faculty, Emily completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale University School of Public Health. Emily is an interdisciplinary scholar with diverse training and experience in public health, health policy and social science that she applies to investigating inequities in access to health care, especially in the context of precision medicine, cancer, and end-of-life care. Her research engages qualitative and quantitative approaches that integrate diverse perspectives on key health policy and insurance coverage issues to promote equitable access to health and healthcare. Current projects include an investigation of barriers to genomic medicine among individuals with hereditary conditions and an examination of state-based consumer assistance programs.
BA, - History & Hispanic Studies, Scripps College
PhD, - Health & Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado
MA, - Medical Anthropology, University of Colorado
- Postdoctoral Fellowship: Health Policy & Management, Yale University