Praveen Kumar, PhD

Senior Research Scientist
Education & Training
2017-2022: PhD in Health Services Research and Policy, University of Pittsburgh, PA
2003-2007: B. Tech in Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
Representative Publications
  • Kumar P, Sundermann AJ, Martin EM, Snyder GM, Marsh JW, Harrison LH, Roberts MS. Method for economic evaluation of bacterial whole genome sequencing surveillance compared to standard of care in detecting hospital outbreaks, Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2021 Jul 1;73(1):e9-e18. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa512 

  • Sundermann AJ, Chen J, Kumar P, Ayres AM, Shu-Ting Cho, Ezeonwuka C, Griffith MP, Miller JK, Mustapha MM, Pasculle AW, Saul MI, Shutt KA, Srinivasa V, Waggle K, Snyder DJ, Cooper VS, Van Tyne D, Snyder GM, Marsh JW, Dubrawski A, Roberts MS, Harrison LH. Whole Genome Sequencing Surveillance and Machine Learning of the Electronic Health Record for Enhanced Healthcare Outbreak Detection. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Nov 17;ciab946. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab946. Online ahead of print. 

  • Shah AA, Kumar P, Ogunmola AG, Ayyash O, Yabes JG, Sabik LM, Odisho AY, Bandari J, Macleod LC, Davies BJ, Jacobs BL. Statewide Price Variation for Generic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Medications. Urology. 2021 Feb;148:224-229. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2020.08.054. Epub 2020 Sep 19 

  • Sundermann AJ, Chen J, Miller JK, Saul MI, Shutt KA, Griffith MP, Mustapha MM, Ezeonwuka C, Waggle K, Srinivasa V, Kumar P, Pasculle AW, Ayres AM, Snyder GM, Cooper VS, Van Tyne D, Marsh JW, Dubrawski AW, Harrison LH. Outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infections from a Contaminated Gastroscope Detected by Whole Genome Sequencing Surveillance. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2021 Aug 2;73(3):e638-e642. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1887. 

  • Suzuki C, Lopes da Silva N, Kumar P, Pathak P, Ong SH. Cost-effectiveness of omalizumab add-on to standard-of-care therapy in patients with uncontrolled severe allergic asthma in a Brazilian healthcare setting. Journal of Medical Economics; 2017 Aug;20(8):832-839 

Research Interests

Decision analysis, disease modeling, cost-effectiveness analysis, model calibration, value of information, health policy evaluation