Soumak Basumallik

Soumak Basumallik

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics
Economics
Soumak Basumallik is from India, where he earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from Jadavpur University. While pursuing his Master’s degree, Soumak published health related articles in the peer reviewed journals International Journal of Research on Social and Natural Sciences and International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts. His research interests include investigating the role income and other socio-economic inequalities play in health outcomes across countries.
Selathang Chanthan

Selah Chanthan

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics
Economics
Selathang Chanthan is an international student from Cambodia. He earned an M.A. degree economics in 2009 and an M.S. degree in Applied Math in 2019 at CU Denver. His research interests lie at the intersection of health economics and development economics. His long-term goal is to work with NGOs to improve the public health, and access to the healthcare system, in Cambodia and other developing countries.
Rita Cohen

Rita Cohen

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics
Economics
Rita Cohen was a math major and economic minor at Linfield College in Oregon. After graduating in 2017, Rita taught high school math and statistics courses, and has always maintained an interest in the economics of public health. She is particularly interested in how safety net programs affect the health and social welfare of immigrants and their children.
Fan Guan

Fan Guan

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics • Professional Research Assistant (PRA), CU Denver
Economics
Fan Guan grew up in Beijing, China. She earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in Economics from the University of Colorado Denver. After graduating with her Master’s degree in 2015, Fan took a position as a Professional Research Assistant with the University of Colorado Denver. Her research interests include Health and Aging.
Abigail Humphreys

Abigail Humphreys

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics
Abigail Humphreys earned her B.A. in Economics at SUNY Binghamton in 2018, where she made the Dean's list, won an Outstanding Achievement award in Economics, and worked as a research assistant for several professors. She has already begun coauthoring papers with economic professors. Her goal is to become professor of health economics and continue to conduct research on the health care system.
Major Bryson Rintala, U.S. Air Force

Bryson Rintala

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics • Major, U.S. Air Force
Economics
Major Bryson Rintala earned a B.S. in Economics from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2005, an M.A. in Education from the University of West Florida in 2009, and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado Denver in 2014. Upon graduating from the CU Denver, Bryson returned to teach Economics at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Bryson was selected by the Air Force to pursue a Ph.D. in...
Kristin Wain

Kristin Wain

Ph.D. Student in Health Economics • Programmer, Kaiser Permanente's Institute For Health Research
Economics
Kristin Wain earned a B.S. in Mathematics with a concentration in Statistics from Colorado State University in 2004. Kristin currently works for Kaiser Permanente’s Institute for Health Research (IHR), as a data manager and SAS programmer. His research interests include implementing economic methodologies into healthcare intervention research. While at Kaiser, Kristin has published in the peer-reviewed journals Vaccine and Psychiatric Services.