Sai Ma, PhD
Assistant Scientist- Adjunct
Center & Institute Affiliation(s):
PhD , Pardee RAND Graduate School
MPhil , Pardee RAND Graduate School
MPA , Pardee RAND Graduate School
Her research interest includes early childhood development, paternal roles in child development, family-, school- and neighborhood-level influence on child physical and mental well-being, social determinants of health, and health disparities across racial and ethnic groups. She is also interested in health and social consequences of aging in China as well as China’s health care system reform. She received her doctorate degree from the Pardee RAND Graduate School in 2007.
Early childhood well-being; aging population; social determinants of health; health disparities; international health; unintentional injury; road safety; health system in China.
Catherine Handy, Sai Ma, Lauren Block, Desiree De La Torre, Anne Langley, and Barbara Cook. "Identifying Patient, Community and Program Specific Barriers to Free Specialty Care Utilization by Uninsured Patients in East Baltimore." Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved 24.1 (2013)
Sai Ma, Kevin Frick, Sara Bleich, Lisa Dubay. "Racial disparities in medical expenditures by body weight categories." In press, Journal of General Internal Medicine.
Lauren Block, Sai Ma, Matt Emerson, Desiree De La Torre, Anne Langley, Gary Noronha. "The Access Partnership: Improving access to specialty care for the uninsured." In press, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.
Sai Ma, Qingfeng Li, Maigeng Zhou, Leilei Duan, David Bishai. “Road Traffic Injury in China: a Review of National Data Sources.” In press, Traffic Injury Prevention
Sai Ma, Nhan Tran, Vladimir Klyavin, Francesco Zambon, Kristin Hatcher, Adnan Hyder. "Seatbelt and Child Seat Use in Lipetskaya Oblast, Russia: Frequencies, Attitudes and Perceptions." In press, Traffic Injury Prevention