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Spotlight on New Faculty - Ramakrishna Dantu

Ramakrishna DantuRamakrishna Dantu is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Care Information Systems at the University of Texas at Arlington (expected completion Fall 2015). He also received an MS in Information Systems as well as an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Ramakrishna has over 16 years of experience in the IT industry in the areas of property and casualty insurance, transportation logistics, healthcare, and IT infrastructure. He has held positions at a variety of companies including Coca-Cola, State Farm Insurance, and Nordstrom.

His publication history includes 4 conference papers with 3 papers in the Americas Conference on Information Systems and 1 paper in the Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting. His research interests lie in health care information systems, social media, patient-provider communications, consumer health information technologies, telemedicine, software development methodologies, and project management. Ramakrishna’s experience in teaching includes courses such as Advanced Application Development, Object Oriented Programming, Intro to MIS & Data Processing, etc.

The Department of Information, Risk & Operations Management is excited to have Ramakrishna join our faculty as a Lecturer! Welcome to McCombs, Ramakrishna!