Bonnie Blanchfield, CPA, SM, ScD
Bonnie Blanchfield is a consultant, a health services researcher at Mass General Brigham in Boston, Assistant Professor and the Health Management Field of Study Director at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health (HSPH), Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Dartmouth Institute (TDI).
Bonnie’s 35+ year career started in public accounting at Peat Marwick and then moved to corporate management before she redirected her focus to health care. Bonnie’s roles in health care have included Senior Scientist at the Center for Innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Mongan Institute for Health Policy and the Institute for Technology Assessment at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Project Hope’s Center for Health Affairs. In addition, Bonnie was the Research Director at Boston Healthcare for the Homeless Program and Lead, Value and Outcomes at Alphabet’s Verily Life Sciences. Bonnie has also served as acting CFO for several small start-up companies including Iora Health and is consulting as Director of Finance for Greybird Ventures. Bonnie combines her accounting and corporate finance expertise with research and evaluation methods to conduct policy relevant research and program evaluation looking at health care costs, health care delivery redesign, patient safety, and health care innovations. She is currently on the executive advisory board for home-based care at MGB.
Bonnie’s teaching roles span several courses at HSPH, HMS and TDI and include Financial Analysis and Transactions , Health Services Administration, Strategy for Population Health and Healthcare Quality and Safety.
She holds a SM and Sc.D from Harvard School of Public Health and a BBA from Siena College.