Howard Rivenson

Adjunct Senior Lecturer on Health Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge Building 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.432.6723


Howard Rivenson has over 30 years experience as a teacher, manager, and consultant. He has designed and taught undergraduate, graduate, and executive level courses, managed the financial affairs of a large community health center, and consulted with a variety of health care organizations concerning financial management.

He has been an Adjunct Lecturer in Health Care Management at HSPH since 1994 where he has taught financial accounting, financial management, and public speaking courses. He has also taught at the University of Michigan, Brandeis University, and Northeastern University. Prior to his teaching career, Howard was the chief financial officer of a very large community health center. Other experience includes work as an auditor and management consultant at one of the large international accounting firms and serving on the board of directors of a Medicaid HMO.

Howard Rivenson’s primary interests are in the areas of accounting and financial management of health care organizations and especially short-term financial management issues. He is also interested in community health centers and the uninsured.


Ph.D., 2004, University of Michigan School of Public Health