Raj joined the Aging Services Management program (ASM) at DMACC as a full-time faculty member in May 2013.
Raj is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator with over 12 years of experience managing skilled and long-term care facilities in Iowa.
After obtaining masters and doctoral degrees, Raj spent several years working in a variety of professional environments including teaching, conducting biomedical research involving neurodegenerative diseases, and health care information management.
Because of his passion for working with older adults, he earned a master’s degree in health care administration from Drake University.
He teaches a number of health care administration credit classes to students interested in management careers in post-acute care settings.
Raj is married to Manju who is a professor of nutrition at Iowa State University. Their daughter, Shilpa, is a pediatric neurologist at Vanderbilt University Children’s Hospital and lives in Nashville, TN with her husband, Kevin.