Jasdeep Kler, MPH
Jasdeep graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a BS in Neurobiology, Psychology, and Political Science and from the University of Michigan with an MPH in Global Health Epidemiology in 2020.
Jasdeep joined the Kobayashi Research Group as a Research Associate with interests surrounding racial-ethnic cancer disparities, the impact of health and social policies on racial-ethnic health disparities, and the influence of neighborhoods and communities on health outcomes.
As of Summer 20201, Jasdeep is a medical student at the University of Michigan School of Medicine! Congratulations, Jasdeep!
Marcus L. McKay, Jr., MPH
Marcus completed his MPH in Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2021. His research interests involve quantifying sociodemographic information within health systems in order to better understand patient populations.
After graduation, Marcus joined Kaiser Permanente Northern California as a Healthcare Data Analyst. Congratulations, Marcus!
Marisa Eastman, MPH
Marisa completed her MPH in Global Health Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and joined the Kobayashi Research Group as a Research Associate in 2020. Her research interests include emergency medical care in sub-Saharan Africa, traumatic brain injury in the Ashanti region of Ghana, and racial disparities among older US adults in the coordinated care experience.
Marisa is now a Public Health Analyst working on Innovation Economics with RTI International, a contract research firm based in Durham, North Carolina. She leads evaluation of an NIH-funded biomedical translational science program, and assists in outreach, engagement, and coordination between stakeholders. Congratulations, Marisa!