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

Dinan, M. A., K. L. Compton, J. K. Dhillon, B. G. Hammill, E. M. de Witt, K. P. Weinfurt, and K. A. Schulman. “Use of patient-reported outcomes in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials.” Medical Care, March 1, 2011. https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182064aa2.

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Unroe, Kathleen T., Melissa A. Greiner, Adrian F. Hernandez, David J. Whellan, Padma Kaul, Kevin A. Schulman, Eric D. Peterson, and Lesley H. Curtis. “Resource use in the last 6 months of life among medicare beneficiaries with heart failure, 2000-2007..” Arch Intern Med 171, no. 3 (February 14, 2011): 196–203. https://doi.org/10.1001/archinternmed.2010.371.

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20937916
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Richman, BD, and Schulman, KA. "A cautious path forward on accountable care organizations." JAMA 305, no. 6 (February 9, 2011): 602-603.

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21304085
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Dinan, M. A., K. L. Compton, J. K. Dhillon, B. G. Hammill, E. M. DeWitt, K. P. Weinfurt, and K. A. Schulman. “Use of patient-reported outcomes in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials.” Medical Care 49, no. 4 (January 1, 2011): 415–19. https://doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182064aa2.

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Curtis, Lesley H., Melissa A. Greiner, Alisa M. Shea, David J. Whellan, Bradley G. Hammill, Kevin A. Schulman, and Pamela S. Douglas. “Assessment of left ventricular function in older Medicare beneficiaries with newly diagnosed heart failure..” Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4, no. 1 (January 1, 2011): 85–91. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.110.958587.

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21098783
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Boulding, W, Glickman, SW, Manary, MP, Schulman, KA, and Staelin, R. "Relationship between patient satisfaction with inpatient care and hospital readmission within 30 days." The American Journal of Managed Care 17, no. 1 (January 2011): 41-48.

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21348567
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Segall, Noa, Jeffrey G. Saville, Pete L’Engle, Boyd Carlson, Melanie C. Wright, Kevin Schulman, and James E. Tcheng. “Usability evaluation of a personal health record..” Amia Annu Symp Proc 2011 (2011): 1233–42.

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22195184
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Schulman, KA, and Tunis, SR. "A policy approach to the development of molecular diagnostic tests." Nat Biotechnol 28, no. 11 (November 2010): 1157-1159.

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21057480
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Curtis, Lesley H., Melissa A. Greiner, Manesh R. Patel, Pamela W. Duncan, Kevin A. Schulman, and David B. Matchar. “Geographic variation and trends in carotid imaging among medicare beneficiaries, 2001 to 2006..” Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 3, no. 6 (November 2010): 599–606. https://doi.org/10.1161/circoutcomes.110.950279.

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20940248
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Ahmad, A, and Schulman, K. "Moving forward with clinical IT on multiple fronts. An interview with Asif Ahmad and Kevin Schulman, M.D., Duke University Health System/Duke University. Interview by Mark Hagland." Healthc Inform 27, no. 10 (October 2010): 45-47. (Interview)

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21049721
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