Hossein N. Yarandi, PhD, is a professor in the Center for Health Research at Wayne State University. He received his Master’s and Doctorate Degrees in Statistics and Econometrics from Indian University in Bloomington, Indiana. He teaches research, statistical methods, and design at the doctorate levels; supervises theses and dissertations, and consults with the faculty members about research grants and projects. His research interests are on research methodology, health care economics and financing health care. His collaborative works have been published in Nursing, Pharmacy and Medical Journals.