Michaela Kerrissey

Professor of Management, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Michaela Kerrissey

Not everything that is faced can be changed But nothing can be changed until it is faced.

~ James Baldwin

Michaela Kerrissey, PhD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Her research explores how healthcare organizations innovate, improve, and integrate services – particularly how teams solve problems that cross organizational boundaries.

Her research has been published in leading academic journals in both management (such as Administrative Science Quarterly) and healthcare (such as Health Services Research), and she has received Best Paper awards from the Academy of Management and the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research. She has taught at Harvard College, the Harvard Business School, and the Harvard Medical School, and she received the Bok Center award for excellence in teaching. She currently teaches Management Science at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, in addition to regularly presenting in a wide array of educational and professional programs.

Dr. Kerrissey received a BA from Duke University, an MS from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and a PhD in Healthcare Management from Harvard University. She was a Robertson Scholar at Duke, a Hart Leadership Fellow, and a Reynolds Fellow at Harvard. She worked in management consulting prior to academia.

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