Aakanksha Deoli

Aakanksha Deoli, MHA

Instructor of Teaching & Undergraduate Internship Coordinator


Office: 567, Civic Square Building
Email: aakanksha.deoli [at] rutgers.edu
Phone: (848) 932-2819  


MHA, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Aakanksha Deoli, MHA

Instructor of Teaching & Undergraduate Internship Coordinator

Aakanksha Deoli, MHA, is an Instructor of Teaching at the Bloustein School for several undergraduate Health Administration courses, including Intro to Health Administration, Intro to Lean in Health Care, Leadership Seminar, and the Professional Practice Internship course. She also serves as the Internship Coordinator for all undergraduate majors within the school.

As Vice-President of the Bloustein Graduate Student Association, she initiated the Townhall sessions for the MHA program. Aakanksha was an integral part of the team responsible for the MHA program at Bloustein, securing CAHME accreditation. At the New Jersey Department of Health, she researched ways to reduce Maternal Mortality as a Policy Intern and recommended using a Pay for Performance program in New Jersey hospitals focusing on maternal care. Before starting her current role at Bloustein, she managed the Women’s Wellness Pantry Program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Aakanksha’s scholastic achievements include the Outstanding Student Service Award, May 2020, Recognition of Excellence, Rutgers GSA Graduate Student Service Award, July 2021, Famdent Excellence in Dentistry Awards – Student of the Year 2015. Her research interests include maternal and infant health, population health, and health care disparities.

Research Interests

  • Maternal Health
  • Population Health
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Healthcare Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Intro to Health Administration
  • Intro to Lean in Health Care
  • Leadership Seminar
  • Professional Practice Internship