Katherine L. Gudiksen

Katherine L. Gudiksen, MS, PhD, is a senior health policy researcher for The Source on Healthcare Price and Competition. She studies the effects of consolidation and options that state policymakers have to address it, including laws to restrict specific contracting practices, state public option programs, and ways to limit excessive provider rates. She is a graduate of the UCSF/UC Hastings Master of Science in Health Policy and Law program, where she studied policy solutions to promote competition in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to her work in health policy, she earned a PhD in chemistry from Harvard University and co-founded a cancer diagnostics company.