Marcella Alsan

Marcella Alsan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine and a Core Faculty Member at the Center for Health Policy / Primary Care and Outcomes Research.

Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of infectious disease for health and productivity. She uses historical public health natural experiments to explore the interaction between infectious disease, human capital and economic outcomes. Another vein of research focuses on the micro foundations of antibiotic overuse and resistance.