Sandhya Shimoga is an Associate Professor in the Department of Healthcare Administration in the California State University Long Beach (CSULB). Her research areas include examining the role of health information technology and use of information on healthcare utilization and outcomes. She teaches Advanced Health Informatics and Healthcare Information Systems Management courses. She holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy & Management from University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), an M.S. in Management and Healthcare from University of Maryland, University College and MSc in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India.