Areas of Expertise
Public health, health policy, health administration, emergency preparedness, hospital surge capacity.
Nir Menachemi is the Fairbanks Endowed Chair and serves as Chair of the Health Policy and Management department of the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and holds the rank of professor. He also holds an appointment as scientist with the Regenstrief Institute, an internationally recognized informatics and health care research organization dedicated to the improvement of health through research that enhances the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.
Before joining the Fairbanks School, Menachemi held faculty positions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health and the Florida State University College of Medicine. At UAB, he received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Graduate School Award for Excellence in Mentorship. In 2011, Menachemi received the Professor John D. and Starr A. Blair Award in Health Organization Management Research presented by the faculty at Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business.
Menachemi has published more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and his work has appeared in numerous prestigious professional journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, Health Services Research, and the American Journal of Public Health.View full bio