Master of Science in Global Health Policy and Management

MS/GHPM Faculty

Professor A.K. Nandakumar with a student

MS GHPM faculty are active researchers and some of the leading minds in their disciplines. They bring deep knowledge of both health systems design and applied research into the classroom, which means our students receive a graduate education informed by emerging thought leadership — and backed by practical, on-the-ground experience.

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A.K. Nandakumar

Professor of the Practice; Director, MS Program in Global Health Policy and Management; Director, Institute for Global Health and Development; Academic Director, Global Programs

Expertise: Health care financing, health policy, national health accounts, health resource tracking, cost and efficiency analysis of health care services, health sector reform design and analysis

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Elad Daniels

Elad Daniels

Research Scientist; Doctoral Candidate in Health Policy

Areas of expertise: health economics, health policy, applied econometrics, health and disability research, health insurance.
Gary Gaumer, Senior Scientist and Adjunct Lecturer

Gary Gaumer

Senior Scientist and Adjunct Lecturer

Expertise: international health systems consulting and research
Ricardo Godoy, Professor of International Development

Ricardo Godoy


Expertise: Acculturation; inequality; social capital; econometrics; research design; Bolivia; indigenous peoples; native Amazonians; panel studies; randomized controlled trials

Dr. Godoy manages the Tsimane´ Amazonian Panel Study that conducts annual measures of socioeconomic, demographic, health, and psychological indicators.

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Maria Madison, Interim Dean

Maria Madison

Interim Dean

Expertise: graduate school teaching experience includes courses on intersectionality and bioethics, anti-bias/anti-racism workshops and pro seminars, discrimination analytics, clinical trial design optimization and problem solving, and evidence-based research methods; research career includes clinical and public health research in Africa and Europe.
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Lee Panas, Senior Programmer and Lecturer

Lee Panas

Senior Programmer

Expertise: Statistical programming and analysis of large state and national databases
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Moaven Razavi, MS GHPM'06, PhD'11

Scientist and Lecturer

Expertise: Health economics, provider payment reform, health financing reform, health insurance, health services research, modeling and simulation, public policy analysis, health policy, cost-effectiveness analysis, health data mining, behavioral economics of healthcare, evaluation research, quantitative research, applications of information technology in health policy and health services research

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Donald Shepard, Professor

Donald Shepard


Expertise: Health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis, health financing in the United States and globally, and their application to drug and alcohol abuse, cardiovascular disease, dengue and malaria

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