Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus
Health Management and Policy, Pennsylvania Public Health Training Center
BS, Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical), Worcester Polytechnic Institute; MS, Dynamics of Organization, University of Pennsylvania; MPhil, Organizational Dynamics, University of Pennsylvania
Ray is an Associate Teaching Professor Emeritus with 18 years of academic experience in the Department of Health Management and Policy within the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University where he teaches courses in health management and policy. He has been affiliated with projects in the areas of reducing health disparities in the Asian population as well as management issues related to continuous quality improvement, strategic planning and strategic alliances. He serves of several national and regional organizations’ advisory and steering committees. His areas of expertise and interests are in Asian health disparities related to cancer, Hepatitis B and gambling as well as e-health, innovation integration and organizational dynamics.
Also, Ray serves as the School of Public Health’s Director of E-Learning where he co-founded directs the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Certificate Program. He has served on numerous university and school committees regarding curriculum development related to quality and pedagogy. Previously, he had a faculty appointment in the College of Nursing and Health Professions where he taught and developed web-based courses in areas of management, computers and statistics.
Over the past years, Ray has annually been a Judge for the Delaware Valley Science Fair. These fairs promote the sciences for grades 6-12. Also, Ray served as a Grand Judge at the Intel International Engineering and Science Fair in 1999. Additionally, Ray has worked with a non-profit group in regards to technology transfer start-ups. Prior to Ray’s academic appointment, he worked in the private sector for fifteen years in areas of engineering, management consulting and litigation.
Ray is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds a Master's of Philosophy and a Master's of Science in Organizational Dynamics. He received his Bachelor's of Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering.
- Asian Health
- Change Management
- Health Disparities
- Innovation Diffusion
- Organization Learning Theory
Winter Assessment Workshop (Philadelphia, 2014) Presentation: Developing Direct Assessment of Program Level Outcomes & DSLPs. R. Lum, MPhil, MS.
INTED Conference (2014) Valencia, Spain. WE BUILT IT, THEY CAME, AND NOW…CULTURE CHANGE IN A UNIVERSITY. L. Marion PhD, A. Grant PhD, M. Killen PhD, R. Lum MPhil, MS, F. Cornelius PhD, K. Holt PhD.
Evidenced Based Learning: Insights and Experiences. (2013, Philadelphia) Presentation: “The Benefits of Transparent and Documented Outcome Linkages in Student Learning.” Ray Lum, MPhil, MS, Jennifer Breaux, DrPH, MPH, Mustafa Sualp
Undergraduate Education for Public Health Summit. (2013, Boston) Poster: “Undergraduate Public Health Program and Course Assessment: the use of AEFIS.” Jennifer Breaux, DrPH, MPH; Ray Lum, MPhil, MS; and Shannon Marquez, MEng, PhD.
APHA Conference (2013, Boston). Poster: “Multi-campus and multi-disciplinary student coalition: A unique opportunity for learning and service.” Kuan-Lung Daniel Chen, MPH, CPH, C. A. Cohen, MPH, DrPH(c), Ho-hin Choy, MD(c), Pandora Chua, MD(c), Amelia Kermis, MPH(c) , Raymond Lum, MPhil, MS
E-Learning Conference 3.0 (Philadelphia, 2013) Professional Development for Online Faculty. J. Giering PhD, R. Lum MPhil, MS, F. Cornelius PhD, L. Marion PhD, K. Holt PhD, M. Killen PhD, A. Solan PhD, A. Grant PhD.
INTED Conference (2013) Valencia, Spain. IF YOU BUILD IT WILL THEY COME? AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO SHIFT THE CULTURE OF A UNIVERSITY. F. Cornelius PhD, R. Lum MPhil, MS, L. Marion PhD, K. Holt PhD, M. Killen PhD, A. Solan PhD, J. Giering PhD, A. Grant PhD.
INTED Conference (2013) Valencia, Spain. CHALLENGES AND REALITIES OF ACADEMIC INTEGRITY: BEST PRACTICES FOR INSTILLING SUSTAINABLE CHANGE IN STUDENTS AND FACULTY. A. Grant PhD, K. Holt PhD, F. Cornelius PhD, A. Solan PhD, M. Killen PhD, J. Giering PhD, R. Lum MPhil, MS, L. Marion PhD.
APHA Conference (2012) Using Social Media to Improve the Reach of Community Public Health Campaigns: Lesson Learned from Hep B Free Philadelphia 2012) C.A. Cohen, DrPH (c), Kuan-Lung Daniel Chen, MPH, CPH, John Kim, MPH, Joan Block, RN, BSN, Raymond Lum, MPhil,MS.
Evidenced Based Learning - Creating a Culture of Assessment at Drexel (2012). Presentation: "AEFIS - How Is It Being Used and What Can It Do". Raymond Lum, MPhil, MS.
Opening Doors Training Grant (2012). "Reducing Health Disparities in the Asian Population" Amount $10,000. Through 2/2012-9/2012 (P.I. Ray Lum)
Drexel University Faculty Showcase Presentation (2011). Presentation: “Converting Emotional IQ Techniques of Community Meeting and Graphic Facilitation to an Online Format”. Raymond Lum, MPhil, MS.