Kevin Alan Schulman

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Director, Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics
Research Professor of Global Health
Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
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 (2010 - 2016) 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.

Publications

Hall, MA, Friedman, JY, King, NMP, Weinfurt, KP, Schulman, KA, and Sugarman, J. "Commentary: Per capita payments in clinical trials: reasonable costs versus bounty hunting." Acad Med 85, no. 10 (October 2010): 1554-1556.

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Yancy, WS, Maciejewski, ML, and Schulman, KA. "Animal, vegetable, or .. clinical trial?." Ann Intern Med 153, no. 5 (September 7, 2010): 337-339.

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Chou, C-H, Reed, SD, Allsbrook, JS, Steele, JL, Schulman, KA, and Alexander, MJ. "Costs of vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage." Neurosurgery 67, no. 2 (August 2010): 345-351.

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Patel, MR, Greiner, MA, DiMartino, LD, Schulman, KA, Duncan, PW, Matchar, DB, and Curtis, LH. "Geographic variation in carotid revascularization among Medicare beneficiaries, 2003-2006." Arch Intern Med 170, no. 14 (July 26, 2010): 1218-1225.

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Reed, SD, Whellan, DJ, Li, Y, Friedman, JY, Ellis, SJ, Piña, IL, Settles, SJ, Davidson-Ray, L, Johnson, JL, Cooper, LS, O'Connor, CM, Schulman, KA, and HF-ACTION Investigators, . "Economic evaluation of the HF-ACTION (Heart Failure: A Controlled Trial Investigating Outcomes of Exercise Training) randomized controlled trial: an exercise training study of patients with chronic heart failure." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 3, no. 4 (July 2010): 374-381.

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Vaughn, BT, DeVrieze, SR, Reed, SD, and Schulman, KA. "Can we close the income and wealth gap between specialists and primary care physicians?." Health Aff (Millwood) 29, no. 5 (May 2010): 933-940.

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Weinfurt, KP, Hall, MA, Hardy, NC, Friedman, JY, Schulman, KA, and Sugarman, J. "Oversight of financial conflicts of interest in commercially sponsored research in academic and nonacademic settings." J Gen Intern Med 25, no. 5 (May 2010): 460-464.

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20186498
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Davis, SN, Horton, ES, Battelino, T, Rubin, RR, Schulman, KA, and Tamborlane, WV. "STAR 3 randomized controlled trial to compare sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy with multiple daily injections in the treatment of type 1 diabetes: research design, methods, and baseline characteristics of enrolled subjects." Diabetes Technol Ther 12, no. 4 (April 2010): 249-255.

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Dinan, MA, Curtis, LH, Hammill, BG, Patz, EF, Abernethy, AP, Shea, AM, and Schulman, KA. "Changes in the use and costs of diagnostic imaging among Medicare beneficiaries with cancer, 1999-2006." Jama 303, no. 16 (April 2010): 1625-1631.

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Patterson, ME, Hernandez, AF, Hammill, BG, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, Schulman, KA, and Curtis, LH. "Process of care performance measures and long-term outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure." Medical Care 48, no. 3 (March 2010): 210-216.

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