Michelle Ko

Dr. Michelle Ko is an assistant professor of public health at the University of California, Davis. She researches the connections between policy, healthcare and social inequality.

Her research and teaching span a range of topics including: 

  • Medicaid
  • Racial inequities in healthcare 
  • Aging and long-term services and supports
  • Access to care for urban and rural underserved communities
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion in the healthcare workforce

Ko was the lead researcher on a study that found women and minority health professionals face harassment and discrimination rural areas, and are sometimes even driven out by it.

Areas of expertise: Medicaid, inequalities in healthcare, care for the aging

Location: Davis, California

Contact Information: 

Email: mijko@ucdavis.edu

Phone: 530-752-7709 

Twitter: @michelleko2d 

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Last updated: Feb. 12, 2020