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Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA

Ajit Appari, Ph.D.

appariResearch Fellow, Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies,
Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business

Ajit Appari has been a research fellow with the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies (CDS) at Tuck since 2008. He is also affiliated with the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society as a post doctoral research fellow. His current research interests include studying the management and policy issues of using information technology (IT) in the healthcare sector. Particularly, he is interested in examining the information security and privacy challenges including HIPAA compliance, and value (quality and cost) impact of IT in the complex clinical, organizational, and economic environment of healthcare. In addition, his research focuses on economic impact of information security risks to organizations.

Prior to joining CDS, Ajit has taught undergraduate courses and assisted graduate courses at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University. His teaching interests include database management, strategic management of IT, decision support technologies. In addition he has delivered training programs on quality management, software project management, and industrial statistics to industry professionals in India. Ajit received his PhD from the Syracuse University in Business Administration. Before entering the PhD program, he worked in quality management and software development for Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab in Bangalore India, an R&D arm of Honeywell.

Ajit received his bachelor of technology in Production Engineering and Management from National Institute of Technology (formerly Calicut Regional Engineering College, Calicut University), and his master of technology in Quality, Reliability and Operations Research from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, India.

Email: ajit.appari[at]

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