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Yusuke Tsugawa

Associate Professor


DepartmentsType of Faculty
Health Policy and ManagementJoint Appointment
Contact Information

1100 Glendon Ave
Suite 850
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Yusuke Tsugawa, MD, MPH, PhD is Associate Professor of Medicine at Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, he was a health specialist at the World Bank group and a research fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on determinants of the quality and costs of care of individual physicians. Dr. Tsugawa's research has been published in leading medical journals including JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, BMJ, and Lancet. Dr. Tsugawa's research has also been featured in several media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Public Radio. Dr. Tsugawa received PhD in Health Policy from Harvard University, MPH from Harvard School of Public Health, and MD from Tohoku University School of Medicine in Japan. His research is supported by grants from the National Institute of Health (NIH).

PhD, Health Policy (Concentration: Statistics), Harvard University (Graduate School of Arts & Sciences), Cambridge, USA
MPH, Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
MD, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
This faculty member is available to serve as: 
Doctoral Advisor
Masters Advisor
PhD Committee Member
DrPH Committee Member
MS Thesis Committee Member

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