Faculty & Thought Leadership

Experts in the field of healthcare management

Healthcare at Kellogg (HCAK) is led by a group of renowned professors who are proven experts in the business, economics and policy of healthcare. Together, they conduct research and design courses around the most relevant, challenging topics business leaders and practitioners face in today’s market.

Kellogg’s healthcare MBA is led by professor Craig Garthwaite, who serves as HCAK’s faculty director.

At Kellogg, we understand that, first and foremost, healthcare is a market-based enterprise and leaders must therefore possess all of the fundamental tools of business management. We also understand that market participants must respect the unique features inherent to healthcare that dictate the costs and benefits affecting firms, providers and patients. Therefore, our research and teaching is focused on understanding and communicating the specific ways healthcare firms create and capture value in the market.

Craig Garthwaite / Director of Healthcare at Kellogg and Associate Professor of Strategy
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Illinois' dominant insurer isn't sharing COVID-related savings with customers

Article quotes Professor Amanda Starc who says that where you see insurers proactively returning revenues to customers are where customers are making the most noise.

Crain’s Chicago Business, 26 Jun 2020

Advocate in talks to merge with large Michigan hospital chain, may form $17 billion health system, official says

Article quotes Professor Amanda Starc, who says that Covid-19 could accelerate mergers and acquisitions of hospitals in Illinois.

Chicago Tribune, 17 Jun 2020

Plague and Spanish Flu shaped our world – will the coronavirus pandemic have as big an impact?

Article features Professor Craig Garthwaite research on the influenza pandemic, showing how history can provide a landscape for future pandemic occurrences.

South China Morning Post, 14 Jun 2020

Webinar: Pharma and the Pandemic – Lessons for the Future

Professor Craig Garthwaite provides insights on what we are learning from the pandemic about the business of healthcare, drug pricing and the ability to address future pandemics.

28 May 2020

Coronavirus update: All 50 states lift some restrictions as questions surface over Moderna data

Article quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite who says that Moderna’s hesitation to release its data regarding its COVID-19 vaccine is to cause for some health experts calling for caution to ease restrictions.

Yahoo Finance, 20 May 2020

Beware of underpriced drugs for covid-19 treatments

Article by Professor Craig Garthwaite emphasizes that the value a treatment brings to society should play a factor when setting a price, specifically for COVID-19 treatments. Craig was also quoted on this topic in The Wall Street Journal.

The Washington Post, 18 May 2020


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