George Mason University

Farrokh Alemi, Ph.D.


Contact Information

Department of Health Administration & Policy
College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
703 893 3799


2015 - Present
1999 - 2008
Tenured Professor of Health Administration,
George Mason University's College of Health and Human Services
2010 - 2015 Chief of Performance Improvement, DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
Chief of Research, Bay Pine Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2008 - 2010 Professor of Health Systems Administration,
Georgetown University, College of Nursing and Health Studies
1989-1998 Tenured Associate Professor, Graduate Study in Health Care Administration,
Cleveland State University
1992-1995 President, TelePractice
1986-1987 Director, InterPractice Inc. A company organized by Harvard Community Health Plan
1987-1989 Director, Division of Health Services Research,
Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Thomas Jefferson Medical College


Assistant Professor of Management Science,
Department of Health Systems Management, Tulane University


1985-1986 Faculty Fellow in Health Care Finance, Center for Hospital Finance, Johns Hopkins University
1978 - 1983 Ph.D. in Decision Analysis, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1976 - 1978 M.S. in System Analysis, Industrial Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1972 - 1976 B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Teaching & Course Development

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Dr. Alemi is the author of several books:

  • Systems to support health policy analysis: theory, models, and uses.  DH Gustafson, WL Cats-Baril, F Alemi -  Ann Arbor, Mich.: Health Administration Press, 1992

  • Whale in the watermelon.  Alemi F.  Xlibiris, 2005
    This is a children's board book describing immigration to a new country.  Miniature paintings illustrate the story. 

  • A thinking person's weight loss and exercise program.  Alemi F, Neuhauser D. (Editors), Trafford Publishing, 2006
    This book applies principles of system analysis to maintaining will power over time and keeping up with one's resolutions

  • Decision analysis for healthcare managers.  Alemi F, Gustafson D.  Health Administration Press, 2006. 
    This is a book written for graduate students in health care administration and health professionals planning to use analytical tools for analysis of managerial decisions in health care settings.

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

The following is a selected list of publications listed in Medline database for Dr. Alemi.  More up to date listed can be found by searching PubMed.


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