John (Jack) Hershey, PhD

Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Decision processes, emergency preparedness, operations management research

About John (Jack):

The recipient of the Society for Medical Decision Making’s Distinguished Lifetime Service Award, Jack’s research centers on normative and behavioral aspects of decision making, with special emphasis on health care and insurance decision-making, and operations research applications to the service sector. He has consulted with public and private clients including Merck, IBM, Wyeth, Johnson & Johnson, and the U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. He is author of over 100 scholarly publications, and has received over 30 research grants. Jack has received numerous teaching awards at Wharton, including the Anvil Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Graduate Division Award for the Highest Teaching Evaluation, and the MBA for Executives Favorite Course Award.

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