Kate Chirikova, MAS

PhD Student

Education: Higher School of Economics University, Moscow, Russia (BA, Sociology; MA,Sociology), University of California, San Francisco (MAS, Clinical Research)

Research interests: Immunizationand cancer health disparities, social determinants of health, statistical and machine learning methods for analysis of real-world data. My past research has been focused on cancer risks associated with ionizing radiation exposure. As a doctoral student, I am interested in methods of analysis of real-world data, linkage of different data sources andlevels of data (genetic, clinical, and socio-economic), and intersectional research to guide public health policy and interventions that address immunization and cancer health disparities.