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    Kevin A. Schulman

    Kevin A. Schulman, M.D., MBA, is Professor of Medicine and Business Administration at the Duke University Medical Center. He came to Duke in 1999 from Georgetown University and has a joint faculty appointment with The Fuqua School of Business and the Duke University School of Medicine. He also serves as Director of the Center for the Study of Health Management and holds appointments in the Center for Clinical Health Policy and the Durham Veterans Administration Health Services Research Unit. Dr. Schulman’s health services research has centered upon three broad themes: economic evaluation of clinical trials; research concerning access to care and the impact of managed care on clinical practice; and clinical decision-making, especially the assessment of decision-making for patients with life-threatening diseases. In addition, he is Director of the Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, where he contributes to a decade-long, University-wide project to assess the potential impact of advances in molecular biology on the practice of medicine from economic and policy perspectives. Dr. Schulman is the 1999 recipient of the Alice S. Hersh Young Investigator Award from the Association for Health Services Research. He has served as an ad hoc member of study sections for the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Cancer Institute, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and is currently a standing member of the Department of Veterans Health Administration Cooperative Studies Evaluation Committee. Dr. Schulman has received research grants from the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, the Department of the Army, the National Library of Medicine, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as well as from many different private sources of research support. He earned his MD from New York University and his MBA at the Wharton School of Business, both in 1988. His experience and knowledge concerning a wide range of health sector issues and areas is well suited to the integrative design for Fuqua’s Health Sector Management Program.Dr. Schulman has taught “Genomics and the Biotechnology Revolution,” “Economics and Management of the Pharmaceutical Industry,” and “Health Care Systems.”

    Presentation

    Reflections

    Presentation Date

    May 23, 2007

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