School of Pharmacy

Admission: Fall 2017

Samantha Clark is a PhD candidate in health economics and outcomes research at the University of Washington (UW) with an anticipated graduation date of Fall 2022. She previously completed her master’s degree in health economics and worked as a health economist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. While at UW, she was awarded a T32 training grant focused on Developing Data-Driven Cancer Researchers (3DCR) from the National Institutes of Health and received the University of Washington Graduate Student Leadership Award. Her work has been featured in Health Affairs, Vaccine, and BMJ Global Health.


  • BS, Economics, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
  • MS, Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

Health economics, causal inference, advanced statistical methods, cancer research, drug pricing, and medication adherence.

Advisor: Anirban Basu