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Marcella Alsan

Marcella Alsan, MD, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member

117 Encina Commons, Room 186
Stanford, CA 94305

(650) 721-1352 (voice)
(650) 723-1919 (fax)


Marcella Alsan, MD MPH PhD is a physician-economist joining the faculty of the Center
for Health Policy and Primary Health Outcomes at Stanford University Medical School as
an Assistant Professor in September of 2013. She is board-certified in both internal
medicine and infectious disease. Her research concerns the social determinants of
health and wellbeing and the influence of infectious disease on child mortality and
human capital formation. She completed her graduate training at Harvard University in
Economics (PhD) in 2012, her fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts
General Hospital in March 2013, her MPH and MD in 2005 at Harvard and Loyola
University, respectively. She currently is on staff as an infectious disease attending at
the Palo Alto Veteran’s Administration Hospital and an assistant professor of medicine at
Stanford University.