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Healthcare Delivery Science & Innovation

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The Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation, led by Said Ibrahim, M.D., MPH, MBA, is home to scholars of healthcare innovation and technology. The healthcare industry has experienced a proliferation of innovations, both in product and process, that have the potential to revolutionize care delivery. In fact, innovation has become a critical capability of all healthcare organizations. The purpose of this division is to be the academic R&D wing of the ongoing healthcare transformation locally, nationally, and globally.

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Our faculty conduct the fundamental, applied health services research that will not only create the evidence base to guide this transformation, but also inform strategy for major healthcare systems such as NYP. Pursuant to our culture of embracing multi-disciplinary collaboration and systems-based thinking, the division serves as the academic home for innovation scholars from WCM/NYP, Cornell Tech, Hospital for Special Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and the Rockefeller University, and collaborates with other major academic institutions and stakeholders in New York City. As the home of the Executive MBA/MS in Healthcare Leadership Program, a joint venture of Weill Cornell Medicine and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University established in 2016, the division plays a leading role in training future generations of business-savvy healthcare innovators and leaders.

Affiliated Education Program

Executive Health Care Leadership MBA/M.S.

Current Research Highlights

Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine in COVID-19: A Survey of Prescription Patterns Among Rheumatologists

July 28, 2020

In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, Said Ibrahim, MD, MPH, MBA, professor of population health sciences, and colleagues from Weill Cornell Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery researched how rheumatologists prescribed hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) to...

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Geographical variations in COVID-19 Perceptions and Patient Management: A National Survey of Rheumatologists

July 8, 2020

In a new article published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Dr. Said Ibrahim, MD, professor of population health sciences, and colleagues from Weill Cornell Medicine and Hospital for Special Surgery surveyed national rheumatologists to analyze geographical variations in COVID-19 perceptions and patient management among rheumatic...

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High-Risk Patients and Utilization of Primary Care in the US Veterans Affairs Health System

June 30, 2020

In a new article in JAMA Network, Dr. Said Ibrahim, MD, professor of population health sciences, comments on a study regarding high-risk patients in the US Veterans Affairs (VA) health system. Dr. Ibrahim notes that the VA is uniquely prepared to lead innovative applications of data for care management, due to the size of its network and ability to allow for large-scale analysis and modeling to predict care needs...

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Population Health Sciences 402 E. 67th St. New York, NY 10065 Phone: (646) 962-8078

Faculty & Staff

Erika Abramson
Erika Abramson , M.D., M.S.
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Professor of Pediatrics
  • Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Population Health Sciences/Quality of Care Research
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Abraham Aragones , M.D., M.S.
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Phyllis August
Phyllis August , M.D., MPH
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Ralph A. Baer Professor of Medical Research
  • Professor of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Carla Boutin-Foster
Carla Boutin-Foster
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Joseph T. Cooke
Joseph T. Cooke , M.D.
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
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Lisa Diamond , M.D., MPH, MHS
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Stuart Diamond , J.D., MBA
  • Lecturer in Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Francesca M. Gany , M.D., M.S.
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Professor of Medicine
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Kenneth W. Griffin , Ph.D., MPH, M.A.
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Said Ibrahim
Said Ibrahim , M.D., MBA, MPH
  • Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Chief of the Division of Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation
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Heather Johnson
  • Administrative Director
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Megan Johnson Shen
Megan Johnson Shen , Ph.D., M.A.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology in Medicine
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Richard Kao Lee
Richard Kao Lee , M.D., MBA
  • Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Urology in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Jennifer Leng , M.D., MPH
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Geraldine McGinty
Geraldine McGinty , MBA, M.B.,B.Ch., B.A.O.
  • Chief Strategy Officer of the Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
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Rahul Sharma
Rahul Sharma , M.D., MBA
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Population Health Sciences
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Javaid Sheikh
Javaid Sheikh , MBA, M.B.B.S.
  • Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
  • Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences
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Sri Lekha Tummalapalli , M.D., MBA, MAS
  • Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
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Richard Weil
  • Lecturer in Population Health Sciences (Courtesy)
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Heather Lynn Yeo , M.D., M.H.S.
  • Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Nanette Laitman Clinical Scholar in Population Health Sciences/Clinical Evaluation
  • Frank Glenn Faculty Scholar in Surgery
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Recent Faculty Publications

S.Lekha Tummalapalli; L.R. Zelnick; A.H. Andersen; R.H. Christenson; C.R. deFilippi; R. Deo; A.S. Go; J. He; B. Ky; J.P. Lash; S.L. Seliger; E.Z. Soliman; M.G. Shlipak; N. Bansal
2020
Y. Luo; J. Xu; C. Jiang; C. Krittanawong; L. Wu; Y. Yang; D. Bandyopadhyay; P. Cram; S. Ibrahim; B. Mehta
2020
Contact Information

Heather Johnson
Research Program Manager 
Phone: (646) 962-8017
Fax: (646) 962-0281
hlj2001@med.cornell.edu

Mailing Address

Health Care Delivery Science and Innovation
Healthcare Policy & Research
Weill Cornell Medicine
402 E. 67th St.
New York, NY 10065