Dr. Shaoying Ma is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for Tobacco Research and the OSU Wexner Medical Center. Shaoying Ma holds a BA in Economics from Shandong University and an MA in Economics from Miami University. She earned her PhD in Economics from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is a health economist studying substance use, health policy, and health-related behaviors. Her research has focused on e-cigarette tax structures, tax burdens on different tobacco products, access to paid sick leave in the workplace, and disparities in cancer management. Shaoying joined The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center as a postdoctoral scholar in Fall 2020, where she works with Dr. Ce Shang on projects examining taxation on tobacco and alcohol, tobacco and alcohol co-use behaviors, pricing activities of e-cigarettes, drinking behaviors, and alcohol tax avoidance/evasion. Shaoying previously worked at New York University Perlmutter Cancer Center. While there, she co-authored three papers presenting studies on age, income, and racial disparities in breast cancer management.