Hawking is a Health Policy Management Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. He is also a graduate research assistant in the Families and Long-term Care team and a member of Equity and Quality in Long-term Service and Supports Lab. Hawking’s research interests center on social determinants of health and disparities in the historically disadvantaged populations under a multinational context. He is especially interested in investigating how Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia impact patients and their family’s socioeconomic status. Hawking’s long-term goal is to become an independent researcher to inform policymakers about improving the financial well-being and health outcomes for vulnerable populations. Hawking received his Master of Science in Healthcare Decision Analysis from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California.
Health Services Research, Policy, & Administration