Kevin Alan Schulman, MD

Professor of Medicine
Gregory Mario and Jeremy Mario Professor of Business Administration
Professor of Business Administration
Research Professor of Global Health
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of Duke Cancer Institute
Director, Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics
Campus mail 6042 N Pavilion Bldg, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-8101
Email address kevin.schulman@duke.edu

Kevin A. Schulman, MD, MBA, is a professor of medicine and the Gregory Mario and Jeremy Mario Professor of Business Administration at Duke University. He is a visiting professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. He holds several leadership appointments at Duke. He is an associate director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute in the School of Medicine, the country's largest academic clinical research organization. In Duke's Fuqua School of Business, he served for more than a decade as the director of the Health Sector Management program, the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics degree program, and the Center for the Study of Health Management. His other university affiliations include the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine; the Duke Translational Medicine Institute; and the Duke Global Health Institute.

Dr. Schulman is a distinguished researcher who has received more than $48 million in research grants. His research interests include health services research and policy, including access to care and the impact of reimbursement and regulatory policies on clinical practice; health economics and economic evaluation in clinical research; and medical decision making, especially in patients with life-threatening conditions. He teaches courses in biotechnology, health policy, and health IT strategy.

Dr. Schulman has published nearly 400 articles and book chapters; his peer-reviewed papers have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and Annals of Internal Medicine. He is the senior associate editor of Health Services Research and a member of the editorial/advisory boards of the American Journal of Medicine and the American Heart Journal.

A recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Schulman is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He is a voting member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee. He has served as session chair and panelist at dozens of medical and health care conferences. Dr. Schulman has also served on numerous grant review committees for the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and other bodies. He is a member of the advisory board for the Centre for Healthcare Policy and Management at the China Europe International Business School. In 2010-2011, he was a mentor for the Commonwealth Fund's Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice. He is the founding president of the Business School Alliance for Health Management, a consortium of the leading business schools offering health management programs.

Dr. Schulman received his MD from the New York University School of Medicine and his MBA, with a concentration in health care management, from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is board-certified in internal medicine.

Education and Training

  • M.D., New York University, 1988
  • M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Publications

Hirsch, BR, Balu, S, and Schulman, KA. "The impact of specialty pharmaceuticals as drivers of health care costs." Health affairs (Project Hope) 33, no. 10 (October 2014): 1714-1720.

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25288414
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Li, Y, Levy, WC, Neilson, MP, Ellis, SJ, Whellan, DJ, Schulman, KA, O'Connor, CM, and Reed, SD. "Associations between seattle heart failure model scores and medical resource use and costs: findings from HF-ACTION." Journal of cardiac failure 20, no. 8 (August 2014): 541-547.

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24887579
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Kalman, NS, Hammill, BG, Murray, RB, and Schulman, KA. "Removing a constraint on hospital utilization: a natural experiment in Maryland." The American journal of managed care 20, no. 6 (June 2014): e191-e199.

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25180502
Scholars@Duke

Schulman, KA, Richman, BD, and Herzlinger, RE. "Shifting toward defined contributions--predicting the effects." The New England journal of medicine 370, no. 26 (June 2014): 2462-2465.

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24963565
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Shah, BR, Narayan, M, Seth, A, and Schulman, KA. "Health City Cayman Islands and the globalization of health services delivery." American heart journal 167, no. 5 (May 2014): 770-774. (Review)

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24766989
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Lewis, EF, Li, Y, Pfeffer, MA, Solomon, SD, Weinfurt, KP, Velazquez, EJ, Califf, RM, Rouleau, JL, Kober, L, White, HD, Schulman, KA, and Reed, SD. "Impact of cardiovascular events on change in quality of life and utilities in patients after myocardial infarction: a VALIANT study (valsartan in acute myocardial infarction)." JACC. Heart failure 2, no. 2 (April 2014): 159-165.

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24720924
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Dinan, MA, Curtis, LH, Carpenter, WR, Biddle, AK, Abernethy, AP, Patz, EF, Schulman, KA, and Weinberger, M. "Redistribution of health care costs after the adoption of positron emission tomography among medicare beneficiaries with non-small-cell lung cancer, 1998-2005." Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 9, no. 4 (April 2014): 512-518.

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24736074
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Shah, BR, Narayan, M, Seth, A, and Schulman, KA. "Health City Cayman Islands and the globalization of health services delivery." American Heart Journal 167, no. 5 (January 1, 2014): 770-774.

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Wen, J, and Schulman, KA. "Can team-based care improve patient satisfaction? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials." PloS one 9, no. 7 (2014): e100603-. (Review)

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25014674
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Piña, IL, Lin, L, Weinfurt, KP, Isitt, JJ, Whellan, DJ, Schulman, KA, Flynn, KE, and HF-ACTION Investigators, . "Hemoglobin, exercise training, and health status in patients with chronic heart failure (from the HF-ACTION randomized controlled trial)." Am J Cardiol 112, no. 7 (October 1, 2013): 971-976.

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23809621
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