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Dahai Yue

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management

Dahai Yue is a health economist and assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. His research focuses on deploying medicine, economic theories and rigorous methods to understand better how social factors shape health and healthcare-seeking behaviors. The overarching goal of his research is to integrate social determinants of health into the study of healthcare delivery systems to improve care efficiency and reduce health disparities.


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Areas of Interest

Health Equity; Health Economics; Health Services Research; Social Determinants of Health

PhD, Health Policy and Management (Economics cognate), 2020

University of California, Los Angeles

MS, Health Economics, 2015

Peking University, China

MBBS, Preventive Medicine, 2012

Shandong University, China

HLSA 775 Public Health Research Methods

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 2020

Dean's Outstanding Student Award, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 2020

Jason G. Su, Ying-Ying Meng, Xiao Chen, John Molitor, Dahai Yue, Michael Jerrett. Predicting differential improvements in annual air pollution exposure for regulatory policy assessment. Environmental International, 143, 105942.

Tao, Wenjuan, Zhi Zeng, Haixia Dang, Peiyi Li, Linh Chuong, Dahai Yue, Jin Wen, Rui Zhao, Weimin Li, and Gerald Kominski. (2020). Towards universal health coverage: achievements and challenges of 10 years of healthcare reform in China. BMJ Global Health, 5, no. 3: e002087.

Tao, Wenjuan, Zhi Zeng, Haixia Dang, Bingqing Lu, Linh Chuong, Dahai Yue, Jin Wen, Rui Zhao, Weimin Li, and Gerald F. Kominski. (2020) Towards universal health coverage: lessons from 10 years of healthcare reform in China. BMJ Global Health, 5, no. 3: e002086.

Dahai Yue, Yuhui Zhu, Petra W. Rasmussen, James Godwin, and Ninez Ponce. (2020). Coverage, affordability, and care for low-income people with diabetes: four years after the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 1-3.

Dahai Yue, Nadereh Pourat, Xiao Chen, Connie Lu, Weihao Zhou, Marlon Daniel, Hank Hoang, Alek Sripipatana, and Ninez Ponce. (2019). Enabling services improve access to care, preventive care use and satisfaction among health center patients. Health Affairs, 38(9):1468-1474.

Siyuan Liang, James Macinko, Dahai Yue, Qingyue Meng. (2019). The impact of health human resources on Under-5 mortality in rural China. Human Resources for Health, 17(1):21.

Dahai Yue, Petra W. Rasmussen, and Ninez A. Ponce. (2018). Racial/Ethnic Differential Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Health Care Access. Health Services Research, 53(5):3640-3656. * Top 20 downloaded article in Health Services Research, 2017-2018

Dahai Yue, Shiman Ruan, Jin Xu, Weiming Zhu, Luyu Zhang, Gang Cheng, and Qingyue Meng. (2017). Impact of the China healthy cities initiative on urban environment. Journal of Urban Health, 94(2):149-157.

Yuhui Zhu, Dahai Yue, Beibei Yuan, Lianhua Zhu, and Ming Lu. (2017). Reproductive factors are associated with esophageal cancer risk: results from a meta-analysis of observational studies. European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 26(1):1-9.

Zhiyuan Hou, Jie Chang, Dahai Yue, Hai Fang, Qingyue Meng, and Yuting Zhang. (2014). Determinants of willingness to pay for self-paid vaccines in China. Vaccine, 32(35):4471-7.