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Cassandra Lincoln

2017 YCCI Intern


Cassandra Lincoln is currently a student at Stanford Law School, studying the intersection of healthcare and the law. She is interested in a wide range of topics, including access to mental health services, healthcare innovation policy, and competition in the prescription drug market. Before law school, Cassandra worked as a life science consultant at Clarion Healthcare in Boston, providing strategic consulting for biopharmaceutical companies. Her projects included market access analytics, forecasting, new product launch planning, and product lifecycle optimization. Cassandra graduated from Yale College with a double major in History of Science, Medicine & Public Health and Economics, and from the Yale School of Public Health with an MPH concentrated in healthcare management. During her time at Yale, she interned with the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, working on a project analyzing the value of centralizing certain clinical trial support services.

About my YCCI Internship

“My internship experience with YCCI was a highlight of my time at Yale. It was exciting to learn from and work with senior leadership and faculty across the university and contribute meaningful work to cutting-edge clinical research. The program provided me not only with substantive knowledge about clinical trial operations and management, but also with a network of mentors invested in my professional growth. Over the course of the internship, I learned how to better communicate, drive to consensus, and present actionable recommendations.”

For Students Considering YCCI

“YCCI provides an incredible opportunity to work on innovative clinical research across a wide range of medical specialties and stages of research. The internship program provides ample mentorship, training and guidance, while at the same time allowing you to pursue your specific interests, whether they are narrow or broad.”