Amit Kumar, MPH, PhD
Dr. Kumar received his Bachelor degree in Physical Therapy from Nagpur University, Masters in Public Health (epidemiology), and Ph.D. in Population Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in health services research at Brown University School of Public Health. Dr. Kumar has worked as a physical therapist primarily in the area of community-based rehabilitation and geriatric care.
Dr. Kumar is a health services researcher who studies health care disparities in patients with multimorbidities, with particular emphasis on patient functional status, socioeconomic status, and provider level factors on patients’ health outcome. His research focusses on evaluating different risk adjustment models to predict post-acute outcomes: functional status, hospital readmission, and community discharge.
Education and certifications Accordion Closed
Postdoctoral fellowship in Health Service Research, Brown University, Providence, RI, 2016-2018
Ph.D., Population Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2015
Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 2013
Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Government Medical College, Nagpur, University India, 2000
Teaching area/courses taught Accordion Closed
PT 664 Clinical Epidemiology and Population Health