Stacey Yi

Stacey Yi
Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School, and Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND
Santa Monica Office


M.P.H. in health care management, Harvard University; B.A. in ecology and evolutionary biology, Rice University


Stacey Yi (she/her) is an assistant policy researcher at RAND and a Ph.D. student in the Community-Partnered Policy and Action stream at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She has an M.P.H. in health management from the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University and a B.A. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Rice University.

Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a health policy consultant at Bailit Health, where she helped design and implement a population health management strategy, an alternative payment model, and a state cost growth benchmark strategy. She was previously a health policy fellow in the office of Rep. Raul Ruiz of California and regional program director for Camp Kesem, a nonprofit organization that supports children affected by a parent's cancer. Her research interests include health care affordability, health justice and equity, climate change and public health, education, social welfare programs, and child, family, and community wellness.