Dr. Kumar is a health services researcher who studies disparity in the quality of health and rehabilitation care in older populations. His current research includes understanding the drivers of inequalities in post-acute rehabilitation care, emphasizing broader domains (Biological, Socioeconomic, Environment, and Healthcare Systems) on healthcare access and outcomes.
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy School & Center, Government Medical College, Nagpur, India
- Master of Science, Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh. Project: Test-Retest Reliability of Functional Mobility Assessment Tool
- Master of Public Health (Epidemiology), Public Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Project: Effect of Obesity on Incidence of Disability and Mortality in Older Mexicans.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Public Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Project: Evaluating Comorbidity Indices for Predicting Post-Acute Outcomes in the U.S. Medicare Population.
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University School of Public Health