Laurie Pascal

Lecturer on Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management


Laurie Samuels Pascal, MBA, MPH

Laurie Pascal is a Lecturer in the Department of Health Policy & Management.  In addition to teaching, she consults to hospitals and health systems, physician practices, foundations and universities in the U.S. and internationally, and designs forward-looking executive education programs for physician and health system leaders in the areas of enhancing organizational effectiveness, strategic planning and implementation, creating sustainable change, and leadership development.

Previously, Laurie was the VP of Business Development & Planning and the VP of Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliated health system.  She formerly held executive positions in health insurance, financial services, and higher education.

Laurie serves on several healthcare and higher education boards as well as the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Advisory Group.  She holds an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Marketing from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, an MPH in Health Policy and Management from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and is a graduate of the American Association of Health Plan’s Executive Leadership Program.