Academic Background

United States Department of Veterans Affairs • Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Organization, Leadership & Management Research, 2012-13
Adviser: Martin Charns

Harvard University • Cambridge, MA

Exchange Scholar in Health Policy, Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy, 2011-12
Adviser: Amy Edmondson

University of California – Berkeley • Berkeley, CA

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services and Policy Analysis (PhD, August 2012)
Concentrations: Organizational Behavior, Risk and Reliability, Knowledge Management
Dissertation: “An Argument for Knowledge Variety in Evidence-Based Management”
Committee: Stephen Shortell (Chair), Thomas Rundall, Karlene Roberts

Thomas Jefferson University • Philadelphia, PA

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH, August 2010)
Thesis: “Establishing a Movement for Reliable Healthcare”
Advisers: James Plumb, Rickie Brawer, David Nash

University of Pennsylvania • Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Philosophy (BA, August 2001)
Minors in Biology and the History & Sociology of Science
Thesis: “Justifiable Parsimony: Bridging the Gap between Science & Philosophy of Science”
Adviser: Zoltan Domotor