Dr. Mahmud Khan is a professor at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is in the Department of Health Systems Management.
His research interests include Health economics; economic evaluation of healthcare interventions; burden of disease and international health. Dr. Khan before joining the Tulane University faculty, was an assistant professor at Dhaka University and a visiting assistant professor of economics at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Dr. Khan is currently associated with the estimation of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) for Turkey, analysis of health care sector of Bangladesh, economic evaluation of alternative interventions for chronic care and care of the elderly, and economic evaluation of WHO's Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) module.
In this interview Dr. Khan spoke about his work and the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans.