Mir Ali is a senior data analyst at the Institute for Digital Health & Innovation in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He specializes in conducting quantitative research using secondary data sources. He has experience in utilizing publicly available as well as proprietary data to answer research questions and assist health policymakers in making informed decisions. His projects utilize data resources such as the Arkansas Medicaid claims data, Vital Statistics records, Hospital Discharge Data, the Arkansas All-Payer Claims Data, EPIC Systems Corp. etc. His current research focuses on high-risk pregnancies and the utilization of telehealth interventions to improve health outcomes.
Mir Ali received his Ph.D. in Health Systems and Services Research from UAMS. He earned his M.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy, M.S. degree in Pharmaceutical Administration, and B.S degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. His goal is to work on collaborative projects with teams from within and outside UAMS that aim to improve the health and well-being for all Arkansans. He joins our team as the Windows server manager and research investigator at the Rural Telehealth Evaluation Center.