Dr. Ramalingam Shanmugam is currently working as a professor in the School of Health Administration at Texas State University-San Marcos, United States and NIH PCORI Reviewer in the Department of Human & Health Services of U. S. Federal Government. He also served as a Director, Statistical Consulting Center in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Mississippi State University. He obtained his Ph.D. from Temple University, Pennsylvania, US. He got Excellent Research/Scholarship Award from College of Health Professions, Texas State University-San Marcos. He is a member of many professional organizations and also acting as Editorial board member and reviewer for several peer reviewed journals. He has also published more than 100 papers.