PhD Candidate

Department of Health Services Research and Administration
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary

  • 2010-present Graduate Student, Department of Health Services Research & Administration, College of Public Health, UNMC
  • 2013 Member- AcademyHealth Healthcare Workforce Interest Group Advisory Committee
  • 2013 Member- APHA International Health Policy and Advocacy Committee
  • 2012-2013 Student Representative- UNMC College of Public Health Student Admission and Recruitment Committee
  • 2012-2013 Vice President- UNMC College of Public Health Student Association


  • 2010- MPH, Health Education, Western Kentucky University
  • 2008- MBBS, Clinical Medicine, Medical College of Zhengzhou University

Research Interests

Medical Decision Making, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Patient Outcome Research, Economic Evaluation of Health Care, Long Term Care, Health Care workforce

Publications (Selected)

  • Bhuyan SS, Wang Y, Opoku S, Lin G. (2014) Rural-Urban Difference in Acute Myocardial Infarction Mortality: Evidence from Nebraska. Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research (Accepted)
  • Chen H Y, Chu H, Shi Y, Bhuyan SS, Li J P, Liu S R, Yang J. Association between endothelial nitric oxide synthase polymorphisms and atrial fibrillation: A Meta-Analysis. J. of Cardiovasc. Trans. Res. 2012 Aug; 5 (4):528-34.
  • Chu H, Yang J, Mi S, Bhuyan SS, Li J,Zhong L, Liu S, Tao Z, Li J, Chen H. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha G-308: A polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease and myocardial infraction : A case-control study and meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Dis Res 2012; 3: 84-90.

Policy Briefs (Selected)

  • Bhuyan SS, Deras M, Stimpson JP. Active Primary Care Physicians in Nebraska: Data Comparison, Supply and Characteristics. UNMC Center for Health Policy, Omaha, NE: August; 2012.
  • Bhuyan SS, Deras M, Cramer ME, Cuddigon JE, Stimpson JP. Primary Care Nurse Practitioners in Nebraska. UNMC Center for Health Policy, Omaha, NE: January; 2013.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Public Health Association
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
  • AcademyHealth
  • Nebraska Public Health Association


Contact Soumitra Bhuyan
Soumitra Bhuyan

984350 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4350
Phone: 402-559-8406