Texas Children’s Global Health & Rice University Business Partnerships

HGHC recognizes Texas Children’s Global Health & Rice Business’ efforts in contributing to develop our Sustain 2017 Conference.

Texas Children’s Global Health


Rice University

Special thanks to:

Binata MukherjeeBinata Mukherjee, M.D., M.B.A., Cert GPHAP

Director of Health Care Initiatives – Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University

Dr Mukherjee teaches US Health Care Management to MBA students at the JGSB. She has developed an online module, Primer on Health Care Industry, an introductory course for students interested in learning about the complex US health care system.

Binata has been working at Rice University since 2012, initially in Rice 360: Institute for Global Health Technologies managing scale-up and commercialization initiatives of technologies appropriate for low-resource countries, and subsequently in translation of early stage inventions at the Houston Area Translational Research Consortium. She started at the Jones School in June 2014.

Prior to joining Rice University, Binata gained extensive experience spanning over 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry most notably working for Sanofi. She worked in various functions that include Business Development, International Marketing, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, and Training. During her tenure in Sanofi, she managed blockbusters like Plavix, Clexane, Aprovel across different countries.

She worked as an in internist in Mumbai, India before foraying into the business world. She is passionate about medical education and innovation.

Binata earned her M.D. from the University of Calcutta, India.  She received her MBA from the Booth School of Business and her Certificate in Health Policy & Administration from the School of Social Service Administration both at the University of Chicago.