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Chima D Ndumele, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

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Chima D Ndumele, MPH, PhD



Chima Ndumele is an Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research is focused on better understanding factors which influence the way vulnerable populations connect with and access health care resources. Specifically, he conducts work in three areas. The first examines how changes in local policy environment impact the care received by Medicaid enrollees. The second area explores how safety-net organizations can improve health care services delivery. Finally, he investigates the effects of changes in insurance coverage on the quality of care received by individuals with chronic physical and mental health conditions. He received his PhD from the Brown University School of Public Health

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  • PhD
    Brown University (2013)
  • MPH
    Tufts University (2006)

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