Faculty have published in such leading journals as: American Journal of Managed Care, Health Affairs, Health Economics, Health Services Research, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Business, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Social Sciences and Medicine, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Health Politics, Journal of Political Economy, Medical Care, Policy and Law, Milbank Quarterly, Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health care Management, and the Journal of Human Resources.

Faculty have received substantial grants from funding sources such as the National Institutes of Health (NIA, NCI, NIDDK, NIAAA, NIDRR, NICHD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Labor, Merck Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies. They also have been recognized for their teaching and research with a number of awards.

Sloan core faculty

Left to right, top to bottom: Colleen Carey, Bryant Kim, Nicolas Ziebarth, Don Kenkel, Sam Kleiner, John Cawley. Page banner photo: Sean Nicholson.

Selected Profiles

 

Colleen Carey

Assistant Professor
Education: BA, Yale University; PhD, Johns Hopkins University; post-doc, University of Michigan
Research: Federal Regulation of Health Insurance Markets; Reinsurance and Risk Adjustment
Courses: Health Care Strategy; Pharmaceutical Management and Policy
Representative Publication: “The Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Opioid Utilization in Medicare,” with T. Buchmueller, in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017

John Cawley

Professor
Education: AB, Harvard University; PhD, University of Chicago; Robert Wood Johnson post-doc, University of Michigan
Research: Economics of Risky Health Behaviors; Obesity
Courses: The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors; Health Economics
Representative Publication: “The Incidence of Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: the Case of Berkeley, California,” with D. Frisvold, in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2017

Don Kenkel

Professor
Education: BA, University of Kentucky; PhD, University of Chicago
Research: Empirical Studies of Tobacco Product Regulations; Cost-benefit Analysis of Tobacco Regulations; Empirical Studies of Tobacco Taxation
Courses: Cost-Benefit Analysis; Economic Evaluations of Health
Representative Publication: “Who Pays Cigarette Taxes? The Impact of Consumer Price Search,” with P. DeCicca and F. Liu, in Review of Economics and Statistics, 2013

Bryant Kim

Assistant Professor
Education: MD, Yonsei University, Korea; PhD, Columbia University
Research: Development Economics; Health Economics; Public Economics; Education Economics; Labor Economics
Courses: Global Health Economics and Policy; Development Economics and Public Policy; Early Childhood Economics and Policy
Representative Publication: “Promotion, Persistence, and Consequences of HIV Testing: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Ethiopia,” with B. Haile and T. Lee, Health Economics, 2016

Sean Nicholson

Professor and Director of the Sloan Program
Education: AB, Dartmouth College; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research: the Value of New Medical Technologies; Geographic Variation in Medical Spending; Benefits of Physician Specialization
Courses: Health Care Finance; Health IT and Quality Improvement; US Health Care System
Representative Publication: “Quality-Adjusted Cost of Care: a Meaningful Way to Measure Innovation Cost Growth Versus the Value of Health Gains,” with D. Lakdawalla, J. Shafrin, C. Lucarelli, Z. Khan, and T. Philipson, in Health Affairs, 2015

Nicolas Ziebarth

Assistant Professor
Education: BSc, Humboldt Univ.; PhD, Berlin Institute of Technology
Research: Interaction of Social Security Systems, Labor Markets and Population Health; Implications of Health-related Behavior
Courses: Health Care Organizations; Comparative Health Care Systems; Health Economics
Representative Publication: “Does Price Framing Affect the Consumer Price Sensitivity of Health Plan Choice?” with H. Schmitz in the Journal of Human Resources, 2017

Adjunct Sloan Faculty Who Teach Core, Required Courses

The Sloan curriculum is enhanced by the professional expertise of our Executives-in-Residence and other adjunct faculty members. They provide a real-world perspective when teaching finance, health law, physician management and negotiations, healthcare quality, healthcare IT, careers/leadership, HR and organizational behavior, facility planning, health care marketing, accounting, long-term care, international health, fundraising/development, supply chain management, and population health.

Julie Carmalt, PhD | Population Health for Health Managers
Rich Curtis, MBA | Managerial Finance
Thomas Evans, PhD | Regression Analysis & Managerial Forecasting
Nick Fabrizio, PhD | Organizational Development & Human Resources in Health Care Organizations
Anthony German, MHA (Sloan 1993) | Health Care & Services Marketing | Challenges & Trends in Health Care
Natalia Santamaria, PhD | Managing Operations
Warren Schlesinger, MBA | Health Care Accounting
Neelam Sethi, PhD | Healthcare Services: Consumer & Ethical Perspectives
Marty Sherman, MHA (Sloan 1975) | Field Studies (Capstone)
Jeffrey Whitehead, JD | Legal Aspects of Health Care

Sloan, adjunct faculty

Left to right: Nancy Schlichting, Lee Perlman, Carter Dredge, Marty Sherman, Julie Carmalt.