Amit Kumar is a trained Physical Therapist with diverse clinical experience. Amit pursued his M.P.H. and PhD in Public Health from UTMB Galveston.  

Currently, Amit is doing a postdoctoral fellowship in health service research at Brown University School of Public Health with his guru Dr. Vincent Mor. He will be joining Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff as Assistant Professor starting July 2018.

Amit's research interests include evaluation of recent changes in risk adjustment methods under the Affordable Care Act in order to improve the efficiency of care among frail patients. Currently, Amit is PI on four active grants. His work has been published in high impact journals and well cited in the geriatric literature.