Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management
Ashwin R. Patel, MD, PhD is a physician economist with a strong research interest in disease management, behavioral economics, and health care quality. In particular, he is focused on translating evidence-based academic insights into the actual delivery of health care. Dr. Patel currently serves as Chief Medical Officer of InquisitHealth, a company developing IT solutions to help health plans and hospitals better manage their patients with chronic diseases.
He received his MD from Weill-Cornell Medical College and his PhD in Health Economics from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also received a BA in Economics and Biology from Cornell University.