Tong Meng works as a biostatistician at the Stanford Surgery Policy Improvement Research & Education (S-SPIRE) center. She received her Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Chicago with statistics concentration and is experienced in implementing quasi-experimental research designs using large database, especially the Medicare claims data. She is passionate about understanding the mechanisms and determinants of health care quality and access to care, and is enthusiastic about applying her knowledge/expertise to improve patient-centered outcomes.