Student Profile: Katie Hsih
Using mathematical techniques called stochastic dynamic programming to analyze medical treatment decisions and health outcomes for diabetes patients.
Earned certificates in global health and health policy, and engineering biology.
After spending two summers in Sierra Leone working with a nongovernmental health organization, Hsih won a ReachOut 56 fellowship to spend a year in that country after graduation serving as program manager at a clinic for amputees and others injured in civil war.
Served on the Student Health Advisory Board and as a peer adviser for the Sexual Harassment/Assault Advising, Resources and Education office. Worked as a research assistant in the Office of Population Research, studying impact evaluation in post-disaster settings and adolescent obesity.