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Kanak S. Gautum, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Health Management and Policy

Courses Taught

Health care supply chain management; management of health care organizations; management of human resources in health care


  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.B.A., Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

Research Interests

Community benefit for nonprofit hospitals; governance of hospitals; human resource management

Publications and Media Placements

He is on the editorial board of Health Care Management Review, a leading journal on health care management.

Honors and Awards

  • Dean Conley Award, Paper of the Year in Health Management from the American College of Healthcare Executives, 2006
  • Edgar C. Hayhow Award for best paper (co-recipient) in Hospital and Health Services Administration, a journal published by ACHE, 1995 
  • Professor of the Year, 1994 and 1998