Laurie S. Pascal, MBA, MPH

Senior Lecturer on Health Management
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Pascal Consulting

Laurie Pascal is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and brings more than 25 years of industry experience into her courses on organizational behavior, strategy and leadership. She designs and delivers forward-looking executive education programs for clinical and nonclinical healthcare leaders from the US and abroad in the areas of enhancing organizational effectiveness, creating sustainable change, teambuilding, leadership and management development. Such programs include the International Leadership Development Program for Physicians, Women on Boards: Getting on and Adding Value, and the Culture of Health. Laurie’s consulting work for U.S. and international clients focuses on strategic planning and implementation, leadership and change, program development, and organizational improvement. Recent healthcare clients include the National Health Service England, KPMG Australia/Queensland Health, Gulf Health Council, Partners HealthCare, American College of Mohs Surgery, and Massachusetts General Physicians Organization. Her coaching practice focuses on mid- and senior level executives in healthcare and academia, particularly those who will soon or have recently assumed new roles. Previously Laurie was Vice President of Business Development & Planning and Vice President of Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. She formerly held senior executive positions at Tufts Health Plan, BankBoston, and Pine Manor College. Laurie serves on the Boards of Trustees of Lasell University, Lasell Village Senior Living Community, and Goddard House Assisted Living and is a member of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Advisory Group. She holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, an MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and a BA from the University of Michigan. A graduate of the American Association of Health Plan’s Executive Leadership Program, Laurie also received an honorary doctorate degree from Pine Manor College.