Cora Bernard

Cora Bernard, MS

Pre-doctoral Student in Management Science and Enginnering
Affiliate at the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

Research Interests

Cora is interested in applying traditional operations research methodologies in the public health space. She has used mathematical modeling to assess the cost-effectiveness of HIV interventions in high-risk populations and is particularly interested in the public health implications of improving mental health care access.


Cora is a PhD candidate in the department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. She is the recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship and a Stanford Graduate Fellowship sponsored by PACCAR Inc. Cora holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley, where she graduated with highest distinction in general scholarship. She received her MS in Statistics from Stanford in 2015.