Xinxin Han, M.S., is a Ph.D. candidate in health policy at the George Washington University (GW). She is also a graduate research assistant at the HRSA-funded GW Health Workforce Research Center.
Her research primarily focuses on national health policies and workforce policies on staffing, utilization, access to care, and costs in hospitals and community health centers. Her recent studies have examined the effects of state nurse staffing regulations on hospital staffing, the impact of National Health Service Corps on service utilization in health centers, and the effect of Medicaid expansion and federal funding increases on utilization in health centers. Her research has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals, such as Health Affairs, Health Services Research, and American Journal of Public Health.
She is also the recipient of Kee Doctoral Research Award from GW Trachtenberg School of Public Policy. Ms. Han received her MS in health services research and policy from University of Minnesota Twin Cities School of Public Health.