HSR Expert publishes new book discussing entrepreneurial solutions to social problems
A new book by HSR expert Professor Paul Thurman discusses how entrepreneurs continue to develop innovative, business-oriented ventures that deliver promising solutions complex and urgent social agendas. Prof. Thurman teaches strategic management and data analysis courses at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and at its Mailman School of Public Health. He also serves as Executive Director of the Columbia University Alliance for Healthcare Management, coordinating research, academic, and industry programs among Columbia’s graduate schools of Public Health, Medicine, and Business.
Known for using an interdisciplinary approach linking health and economic development, Prof. Thurman has also taught courses in decision, risk, and operations in the full-time and Executive MBA Programs at the Columbia, London, and University of California, Berkeley business schools, and has been a Healthcare Research Fellow, Professor, and MBA Director at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO in Russia. In addition, Paul has held visiting professorships in China, India, Brazil, Mexico, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Iceland.
His latest book comes at a time when addressing health systems reform alone is not sufficient unless this goal is addressed alongside other social problems such as the need for economic and educational reform. Coming from an expert previously referred to by The Moscow News as "The Man with the Questions," the world is turning to Prof. Thurman to share cutting edge research on the latest answers.