Hemalkumar B. Mehta, a.k.a. Hemal Mehta, is an Assistant Professor in the department of surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and adjunct Assistant Professor in the college of pharmacy at the University of Houston (UH). Hemal is a member of the Center for Comparative Effectiveness and Cancer Outcomes (CCECO) at the UTMB. Hemal received PhD in Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy and MS in Pharmacy Administartaion from University of Houston – College of Pharmacy. Hemal has Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from North Maharashtra University, India.