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Dr. Uma Kelekar

Assistant Professor
School of Business, Marymount University
3058, Covington Street

Brief Biography:

I am an assistant professor of healthcare management at the business school of Marymount University in Arlington, VA. I teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in health care management including health economics, healthcare data analysis, health statistics, and reimbursement systems. I have an academic background in economics and public policy and do research on health reforms in developing countries, with a focus on health decentralization and its impacts on health expenditures.


Academic positions:

Assistant Professor of Health Care Management School of Business Administration Marymount University, Arlington, VA (Since August 2011) Graduate Research Assistant (2006-2011) School of Public Policy George Mason University – Fairfax, VA


Research interests:

Health reforms in developing countries particularly decentralization,Public health and finance, Health economics, Obesity


What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I think WebMed Central provides a good platform for publishing research in the health care field.