About the Speaker:
Marcela Alsan currently works as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. Alsan recieved her BA in Cognitive Neuroscience from Harvard University in 1999. She continued her eductaion and in 2005 earned her MPH in International Health from Harvard's School of Public Health and her MD in Medicine from Loyola University. Alsan then earned her PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2012. Much of Marcela Alsan's research focusses on development economics and infectious disease.