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.

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Li, Yanhong, Wayne C. Levy, Matthew P. Neilson, Stephen J. Ellis, David J. Whellan, Kevin A. Schulman, Christopher M. O’Connor, and Shelby D. Reed. “Associations between seattle heart failure model scores and medical resource use and costs: findings from HF-ACTION..” J Card Fail 20, no. 8 (August 2014): 541–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2014.05.009.

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24887579
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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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Kalman, Noah S., Bradley G. Hammill, Robert B. Murray, and Kevin A. Schulman. “Removing a constraint on hospital utilization: a natural experiment in Maryland..” Am J Manag Care 20, no. 6 (June 1, 2014): e191–99.

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25180502
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Shah, Bimal R., Mahesh Narayan, Ankur Seth, and Kevin A. Schulman. “Health City Cayman Islands and the globalization of health services delivery..” Am Heart J 167, no. 5 (May 2014): 770–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2014.02.006.

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Sama, Preethi R., Zubin J. Eapen, Kevin P. Weinfurt, Bimal R. Shah, and Kevin A. Schulman. “An evaluation of mobile health application tools..” Jmir Mhealth Uhealth 2, no. 2 (May 1, 2014). https://doi.org/10.2196/mhealth.3088.

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Lewis, Eldrin F., Yanhong Li, Marc A. Pfeffer, Scott D. Solomon, Kevin P. Weinfurt, Eric J. Velazquez, Robert M. Califf, et al. “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 Fail 2, no. 2 (April 2014): 159–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2013.12.003.

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Dinan, Michaela A., Lesley H. Curtis, William R. Carpenter, Andrea K. Biddle, Amy P. Abernethy, Edward F. Patz, Kevin A. Schulman, and Morris Weinberger. “Redistribution of health care costs after the adoption of positron emission tomography among medicare beneficiaries with non-small-cell lung cancer, 1998-2005..” J Thorac Oncol 9, no. 4 (April 2014): 512–18. https://doi.org/10.1097/JTO.0000000000000102.

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24736074
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Shah, B. R., M. Narayan, A. Seth, and K. A. Schulman. “Health City Cayman Islands and the globalization of health services delivery.” American Heart Journal 167, no. 5 (January 1, 2014): 770–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2014.02.006.

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"The Partners HealthCare Settlement and the Future of Health Care Organizations." The Economists' Voice 11, no. 1 (January 1, 2014).

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Schulman, KA. "Commentary." Annals of Internal Medicine 161, no. 12 (January 1, 2014): JC6-.

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