Bijan Borah, PhD

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Professor of Health Services Research | Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Dr. Bijan Borah is a Professor of Health Services Research at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.  Dr. Borah is also a consultant in the Division of Health Care Policy and Research in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic. He has a joint appointment as a consultant in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Borah completed bachelors and masters in Statistics from Delhi University, and PhD in Economics from Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana.  His research interests and expertise are broadly in the area of comparative effectiveness research (CER) and the statistical/econometric methods used in CER.  He is the director of Economic Evaluation Service at the Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery at Mayo Clinic, which collaborates with both Mayo and non-Mayo researchers on evaluating health interventions including different health care delivery models, drugs and health technologies.  Dr. Borah teaches courses in CER methods at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, and published over 70 peer-reviewed research articles.

Dr. Borah has been serving as a member of the Scientific Methods Panel of National Quality Forum (NQF) since 2017, which reviews methodological rigor and robustness required for scientific acceptability of complex healthcare quality measures endorsed by NQF.  NQF-endorsed quality measures are used by healthcare stakeholders in the U.S. including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid as well as private payers.  Dr. Borah also served as the chair of AcademyHealth’s Health Economics Interest Group Advisory Committee during 2014-2015, and has been a member of this committee since 2013.  He also serves on the scientific advisory committees for medication adherence and persistence measurement and statistical methods special interest groups at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.