Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Welcomes Four More Faculty Affiliates!

Posted: 1/11/2021 (CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to introduce four of our new UW Faculty Affiliates:

  • Paul FishmanProfessor, Health Services. Fishman is a health care economist with expertise in designing and conducting analyses of health service use and cost and the organization of health care systems with a specific emphasis on primary care. He is also an expert on the organization and management of large databases for use in health services research.
  • Jose Hernandez – Data Scientist, eScience Institute, University of Washington. Hernandez’s interests include the application of data science methods on sociological and educational data and building data tools to facilitate that process. His research combines theory and practice with data science methods to inform education policymaking.
  • Tracy Mroz Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine. Mroz’s research focuses on the impact of health policy and delivery system factors on access to and quality of post-acute care services for older adults and adults with disabilities. As an investigator with the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center and the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies, she is leading studies on post-acute care in rural communities and therapy workforce.
  • Anissa Tanweer – Research Scientist, eScience Institute, University of Washington. Tanweer’s work focuses on human-centered data science, and incorporates a range of qualitative methods for studying the practice and culture of data-intensive computational work, including interviews, surveys, and participant observation.

These affiliates bring a wealth of knowledge and unique approaches that enhances our community of demographers and collectively advances population science. We look forward to supporting each of them as they pursue their research. You can learn more about their individual research interests by visiting their affiliate pages, linked above.

If you are interested in becoming an affiliate or you know of someone who should become one, you can invite them to do so by directing them to this page.  Affiliate applications are reviewed quarterly, by CSDE’s Executive Committee.