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Ray Lum

Ray Lum, MS

Master of Public Health

Ray Lum

Ray Lum is an Associate Teaching Professor with eighteen years of academic experience in the Department of Health Management and Policy within the School of Public Health at Drexel University where he teaches courses in health management and policy. He has been affiliated with projects in the areas of reducing health disparities in the Asian population as well as management issues related to continuous quality improvement, strategic planning and strategic alliances. He serves of several national and regional organizations' advisory and steering committees. His areas of expertise and interests are in Asian health disparities related to cancer, Hepatitis B and gambling as well as e-health, innovation integration and organizational dynamics.

Also, Ray serves as the School of Public Health's Director of E-Learning where he co-founded directs the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Certificate Program. He has served on numerous university and school committees regarding curriculum development related to quality and pedagogy. Previously, he had a faculty appointment in the College of Nursing and Health Professions where he taught and developed web-based courses in areas of management, computers and statistics.

Over the past years, Ray has annually been a Judge for the Delaware Valley Science Fair. These fairs promote the sciences for grades 6-12. Also, Ray served as a Grand Judge at the Intel International Engineering and Science Fair in 1999. Additionally, Ray has worked with a non-profit group in regards to technology transfer start-ups. Prior to Ray's academic appointment, he worked in the private sector for fifteen years in areas of engineering, management consulting and litigation.

Ray is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds a Master's of Philosophy and a Master's of Science in Organizational Dynamics. He received his Bachelor's of Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering.