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Samira Kamrudin, PhD, MPH
Samira Kamrudin is Instructor in the Department of Health Services Administration. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University, master’s degree in public health from Yale University, and PhD from the University Of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston. She was a National Cancer Institute Predoctoral Research Fellow and completed her thesis at MD Anderson Cancer Center analyzing risk factors associated with breast cancer subtypes among Mexican American women in Harris County.
Kamrudin served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She was named the Co-Director of the MPH program and was instrumental in the early development of the MPH curriculum. Her research has focused on the impact of price transparency on consumer behavior as well as various interventions in healthcare and their effects on healthcare utilization with the long-term aim of improving the cost and quality of healthcare. Her favored sports include Dallas Cowboys football and basketball.