R. Lawrence Van Horn

R. Lawrence Van Horn

Associate Professor of Management (Economics)
Executive Director of Health Affairs

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Health care management, health care economics

Subject Areas

Health Care, Strategy and Business Economics

Biography

Biography

A renowned expert and researcher on health care management and economics, Larry Van Horn is a leading figure within the Vanderbilt health care community.

Awards & Accomplishments

Professor Van Horn has been honored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellow.

Consulting

Van Horn has also conducted industry research for such organizations as Kodak Health Imaging, Health Care Financing Administration, Kaiser Family Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has consulted for national consulting firms, managed care organizations, pharmaceutical firms and foreign governments.

Leadership

Professor Van Horn holds many leading positions at Owen and in the healthcare community. He is the Executive Director of Health Affairs and Founder and Co-Director of the Center of Health Care Market Innovation at Vanderbilt. He is also the Co-Director of Nashville Health Care Council (alongside Senator Bill Frist).

Publications

Professor Van Horn’s research on healthcare organizations, managerial incentives in nonprofit hospitals and the conduct of managed care firms has appeared in such leading publications as the Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Medical Care, Medical Care Research and Review, Journal of Public Budgeting and Financial Management, and Harvard Business Review.

Research Interests

Professor Van Horn's current research interests include nonprofit conduct, governance and objectives in healthcare markets, and the measurement of healthcare outcomes and productivity.

Education

Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1997

MBA, University of Rochester, 1992

MPH, University of Rochester, 1990

Phone

615-322-6046

Office

317

Phone

615-322-6046

Office

317