Asha Seth Kapadia, Ph.D

Asha Seth Kapadia, Ph.D
Trustee

     Asha Seth Kapadia’s studies have included the application of management theory principles to the inventory of blood supply at the Houston Blood Bank, the pharmacokinetics of chemotherapy drugs at MD Anderson Cancer Center and the movement of patients through the Texas Institute of Rehabilitation and Research. In addition to more than 125 research papers, Dr. Kapadia has co-authored two books. “Difference Equations” with public health applications examines the use of difference equations for studying the behavior of individuals enrolled in clinical trials and making predictions about rainfall in an area. Her second book “Mathematical Statistics with Applications” explores health-related applications of mathematical statistics.

     Dr. Kapadia received the John P McGovern Outstanding Teaching Award and Peer recognition for outstanding scholarship from the UT School of Public Health. She has been invited to present her research findings at several national and international universities and professional meetings. Dr. Kapadia is an elected member of the International Statistics Institute and is currently a professor emerita of biostatistics at the UT School of Public Health in Houston.