Erik is a PhD student in the Department of Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. He received a BS in Psychology from Santa Clara University in 2006 and Master’s degrees in Health and Business Administration from Baylor University in 2016. Since 2006, Erik has been serving in the United States Army as a commissioned medical services officer, working predominately within its own system for health in the areas of operations, finance, and analytics. His most recently completed assignment was as the Chief Financial Officer for the Fort Knox, KY Medical Activity.
Erik’s research interests reside in applying economic evaluations, simulations, and modeling to examine the costs and outcomes of health care practices and policies to better inform and empower all stakeholders in the health care space.