Xuesong Han, PhD

Senior Principal Scientist, Health Services Research

Xuesong Han, PhD, is an epidemiologist and health services researcher at the American Cancer Society (ACS), where she leads cancer disparities research related to health insurance coverage and aspects of the Affordable Care Act.

Han’s research examines disparities in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survival associated with insurance and socioeconomic status, and she studies the changes resulting from implementation of new healthcare policies. She also collaborates on cancer survivorship research studies addressing economic burden, financial hardship, employment changes, psychosocial distress, and health-related quality of life.

Prior to joining the ACS, Han earned her PhD in Epidemiology & Public Health from Yale University in 2010. Then she completed a 2-year Marilyn Gentry Fellowship as a Research Assistant Professor at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

She currently holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

She is a founding member of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS) and a founding member of the Interagency Workgroup to Promote Health Economics Research on Cancer (HEROiC).

Email: xuesong.han@cancer.org 

See Xuesong Han's complete list of publications on PubMed