Lina Tieu, MPH

Lina Tieu, MPH


Lina Tieu is a PhD student in Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. She has an MPH in Health Policy from Emory University and a BA in Molecular and Cell Biology from UC Berkeley. Her main interests center on addressing health disparities for minority and vulnerable populations.

Prior to UCLA, she worked at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, supporting research exploring the intersection of technology and health within safety net healthcare systems and the effects of homelessness on older adults. During her time in Atlanta, she worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity and the National Center for Environmental Health, where she analyzed national frameworks to promote health equity and researched the burden of adverse health conditions linked to environmental exposures. Lina has also worked at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on projects relating to California's Medicaid managed care programs. 

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, exploring the Los Angeles food scene, and engaging in novelty exercise classes.