Ph.D. Student Profile

Minakshi  Raj

Minakshi Raj, BS, BA, MPH

  • PhD Candidate (2020)
  • Cognate: Sociology/Organizational Studies


  • BS, (Psychology), Syracuse University, 2013 
  • BA, (English and Textual Studies), Syracuse University, 2013
  • MPH, (Health Behavior and Health Education), University of Michigan, 2015

Research Interests & Projects

  • Medical Communication
  • Health Information Technology and Learning Health Sciences
  • Quality Improvement
  • Healthcare Organizational Behavior
  • Global Health

I am a part of the Learning Health Sciences team, where I primarily examine the impact of EMR technology on medical communication such as shared decision-making, as well as the ethical implications of current informed consent processes. I am also currently studying different types of hospital organizations in India, as well as community perceptions of and experiences with the Indian healthcare system.