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Dr. Uma Kelekar
Assistant Professor of Health Care Management
Contact Information

Ballston Room 311C
(703) 284-4994

Academic Credentials

B.A., University of Pune (India)
M.A., Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (India)
Ph.D., George Mason University
Teaching Areas:
  • Global Health Policy
  • Health Reimbursement Systems
  • Long-term Care Policy
  • Health Care Statistics
Research Interests:
  • Public Health Finance and Policy
  • Health Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Research Methods
Dr. Uma Kelekar's research focuses on quantitative and qualitative methods of state and local public health and education systems. Her dissertation research was an empirical analysis of public health expenditures in the Philippines. Her research has been presented at several conferences.
As a graduate student, she also worked on research projects in the area of transportation policy. She interned at the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service. Currently, she is a policy fellow at the Population Reference Bureau in Washington, DC.
Dr. Kelekar joined Marymount's faculty in 2011. She teaches graduate programs in Health Care Management, including Health Care Reimbursement Systems, Health Care Management in Long-term  Care, and Global Health Policy. She has given guest lectures on program evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, and food policy.