Michelle Ko, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor in the Division of Health Policy and Management, in the Department of Public Health Sciences, at UC Davis. Her main interests center on examining how policy, healthcare, and social structure are interconnected. Her research spans a variety of topics, including the healthcare safety net, social structural inequities and impacts on aging, Medicaid, long-term care, access to healthcare for minority populations, diversity in medical education, and the healthcare workforce.