Karima Lalani, PhD, MBA, FACHE, RHIA is Assistant Professor at SBMI, and the Assistant Director of the Center for Health Systems Analytics. She is responsible for managing the Center’s applied clinical informatics research projects, as well as for creating opportunities and developing partnerships for expanding the Center’s thought leadership on emergency public health challenges, mobile health, healthcare quality and inter-organizational collaborations.
Dr. Lalani received her Ph.D. in Healthcare Management and Policy from UTHealth School of Public Health, where she was the 2018 Doctoral Runner-up in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. Dr. Lalani is a seasoned healthcare management professional, with over 15 years of experience, namely in academic medicine, healthcare workforce education and training, strategic planning, and digital health transformation projects. Previously, Dr. Lalani was a Health Information Management educator at Texas State University in San Marcos, where she taught courses on Organizational Management of Health Information Technology, as well as Technical and Legal Aspects of Health Information Management, and was recognized with Excellence in Teaching awards.
Dr. Lalani is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), and a member of the American Health Information Management Association. She is also the Healthcare Management Section Editor for INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing. Dr. Lalani participates on the editorial review panel for “BMJ Health & Care Informatics”, and has given presentations at state, national and international conferences.
“Healthcare management and interprofessional collaboration are vital for providing safe, efficient, equitable patient care, and improving population health outcomes. Health informatics is the key to reaching that optimal state,” said Lalani.
Karima Lalani, PhD, MBA, FACHE, RHIA