Academic Statement Of Purpose Of The University 's Health Services Organization And Policy

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Academic Statement of Purpose
Our department’s Health Services Organization and Policy (H.S.O.P.) Ph.D. Program looms large in my mind because I want a career in the research of operations research and decision science. Throughout my work and studies, I realized that we no longer live in a world where we can ignore the costs of treatment. I believe health economic evaluation and comparative effectiveness research can be the key to solving these problems. Obtaining my Ph.D. degree would a transformative step towards my career goal.
Academic Background
I have had a strong inclination towards science from my school days, I was admitted in a seven-year French-Chinese bilingual medical education program at a top medical school in China.
In my junior years, through a series of research and clinical experience, I have become interested in the area of endocrine complications in long-term survivors after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. My thesis, titled “Effects of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation on Thyroid Function”, was completed at Ruijin Hospital. In the final year of my M.D. program, I was granted an opportunity to work as a resident in the Europe’s second largest bone marrow transplant unit at Saint-Louis Hospital, Paris. I participated in a study that evaluated the NIH classification of acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease in reduced intensity conditioning transplantation. As me being the first author, the research was presented at the poster session of…

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