Ghazal Dezfuli

Ghazal Dezfuli, PhD

Senior Research Analyst

SC CTSI Role

Dr. Dezfuli will support the evaluation activities of the SC CTSI. 

Contact Information

ghazal.dezfuli@usc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Dezfuli specializes in program evaluation, research design, and qualitative and quantitative research methods, including advanced statistical techniques. She has 5 years of experience providing research support to development projects at the World Bank focused on improving health outcomes. Dr. Dezfuli received her PhD in Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019. She also holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in government and economics from Bowdoin College. 

Interests

Dr. Dezfuli interests outside of work include running, hiking, and reading.  

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.