Shubha Kumar, PhD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressSSB 318F 2001 N. Soto Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 7236
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    Title(s)Associate Vice Provost for Online Learning

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    Shubha Kumar, Ph.D., M.P.H., is Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences (PPHS) and Associate Vice Provost for Online Education at USC. She also serves as the Director of Online Program Initiatives in PPHS and formerly served as the Founding Director of the Master of Public Health Online Program and Director of Education at the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health. Her professional and research interests include management and leadership in global health and development, program planning & evaluation, health systems strengthening, and best practices in knowledge transfer and health education. She has successfully led the design and oversight of several programs in higher education, healthcare, disaster relief, as well as launched an international humanitarian NGO for which she was the Chief Operating Officer. She is most well-known for her expertise in impact evaluation of global health and development interventions, particularly Social Return on Investment (SROI) Analysis. She has lectured and consulted nationally and internationally, as well as developed the first distance education module on SROI. Dr. Kumar earned her B.S. in Biology, and M.P.H. and Ph.D. in Healthcare Management & Policy from the University of California Los Angeles.

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    1. Establishing Competencies for a Global Health Workforce: Recommendations from the Association of Pacific Rim Universities. Ann Glob Health. 2019 03 26; 85(1). Withers M, Lin HH, Schmidt T, Delos Trinos JPCR, Kumar S. PMID: 30924619; PMCID: PMC6634469.
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    2. Workplace wellness programming in low-and middle-income countries: a qualitative study of corporate key informants in Mexico and India. Global Health. 2018 05 09; 14(1):46. Wipfli H, Zacharias KD, Nivvy Hundal N, Shigematsu LMR, Bahl D, Arora M, Bassi S, Kumar S. PMID: 29739444; PMCID: PMC5941685.
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    3. Competency-Based Education in Low Resource Settings: Development of a Novel Surgical Training Program. World J Surg. 2018 03; 42(3):646-651. McCullough M, Campbell A, Siu A, Durnwald L, Kumar S, Magee WP, Swanson J. PMID: 28879542; PMCID: PMC5801372.
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    4. A novel methodology for strengthening human rights based monitoring in public health: Family planning indicators as an illustrative example. PLoS One. 2017; 12(12):e0186330. Gruskin S, Ferguson L, Kumar S, Nicholson A, Ali M, Khosla R. PMID: 29220365; PMCID: PMC5722344.
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    5. Assessing value-for-money in maternal and newborn health. BMJ Glob Health. 2017; 2(2):e000310. Banke-Thomas A, Madaj B, Kumar S, Ameh C, van den Broek N. PMID: 29081998; PMCID: PMC5656121.
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    6. Social Return on Investment (SROI): An Innovative Approach to Sustainable Development Goals for Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming in sub-Saharan Africa. Afr J Reprod Health. 2016 Sep; 20(3):85-93. Kumar SR, Banke-Thomas A. PMID: 29553198.
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    7. Human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women living with HIV--a literature review. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015; 18(Suppl 5):20290. Kumar S, Gruskin S, Khosla R, Narasimhan M. PMID: 26643461; PMCID: PMC4672398.
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