Award-winning, Dedicated Instructors
Kelley faculty members are award-winning teachers with enthusiasm and passion for instructional excellence. Known for their quality teaching in different learning modalities, Kelley faculty will help you see the world in a new way and prepare you with the skills you need to compete in today’s rapidly changing healthcare industry. Kelley’s rigorous business programs continue to be ranked among the best in the world for our innovative teaching methods and the proven success of our graduates.
Knowledge Creation and Relevant Impact
The Kelley School is a leader in knowledge creation, in both business and education. Publishers of groundbreaking research, Kelley faculty members are world-renowned for their thought leadership in an array of academic disciplines. Their cutting-edge research has global reach and influence across diverse industries. Furthermore, the expertise of our faculty members is highly sought after by major corporations and industry leaders through consultancies and board positions. Kelley faculty bridge the gap between theory and practice, setting them apart from peers in other business schools.
Business and Healthcare Expertise
The healthcare industry is not a new venture for the Kelley School of Business. Beginning over a decade ago, Kelley faculty connected to the pulse of the healthcare industry through innovative student projects, the dual MD/MBA program, and the Center for the Business of the Life Sciences. Given unprecedented changes in the healthcare industry, Kelley’s new Business of Medicine programs are a natural progression of the growing faculty expertise in the healthcare industry.
Specialized Research Capabilities
Not only do Kelley faculty members have proven teaching experience in the healthcare industry, they conduct cutting-edge research on industry-relevant healthcare topics. Our faculty members are in the field, observing healthcare practices, collecting relevant data, and learning about new research opportunities. Their healthcare research has been published in leading business journals such as Journal of Marketing, Decision Sciences, and Business Horizons, as well as specialized healthcare journals such as Health Psychology and American Journal of Community Psychology.
Proven Interdisciplinary Expertise
Interdisciplinary collaboration sparks Kelley’s research expertise, leading to engaging research studies with medical, healthcare, and life sciences faculty. Many research studies originate from Kelley’s network of healthcare industry leaders. Highly regarded government agencies and corporate research partners fund healthcare-related research studies at the Kelley School of Business, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Mental Health, Merck, and the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management of the American Hospital Association.
In the Field:
Management professor discusses his current research in the ER.
Christopher O.L.H. Porter, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management and Randall L. Tobias Faculty Fellow of Leadership Excellence
Moving Research to the Classroom
Anthony (Tony) D. Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing and Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow
Dena S. Cox, Ph.D., Professor of Marketing, Health Behavior Research Fellow, and Life Science Fellow
Professors Tony and Dena Cox investigate how people make health care decisions, focusing on the effects of persuasive communications that are designed to instill healthy behavior change in consumers. This research serves as the foundation for the course "Understanding Consumer Health Behavior."