Faculty Directory

Katherine J. Milligan D’90, T’07

Adjunct Professor; Associate Dean for Health Care Management Education






MBA, Tuck School of Business, 2007; PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1998; AM, University of Pennsylvania, 1992; AB, Dartmouth College, 1990

Areas of Expertise

Health care, marketing


Katy Milligan teaches the Action-Learning Project course in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) program, and has also taught health economics reading courses for MBA students. Katy has directed the MHCDS program since its founding in 2010.

Current Research Topics

  • Effectiveness of corporate wellness programs
  • Health care economics

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Associate Dean for Health Care Management Education, 2023–present
  • Adjunct Professor, Tuck School of Business, 2017–present
  • Director, Master of Health Care Delivery Science program, Dartmouth College, 2010–present
  • Lecturer, Tuck School of Business, 2010–17
  • Tuck Fellow/Research Associate, 2007–10
  • Preceptor, Harvard University, 1998–2004
  • Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 1993–98

Nonacademic positions

  • Corporator, Mascoma Mutual Financial Services Corporation, 2010–present
  • Corporator, Alice Peck Day Hospital, 2013–15

Board memberships

  • West Central Behavioral Health, 2006–present; board chair 2014–present
  • Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, 1993–96


  • Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence 2004
  • Chimicles Fellow 1997–98
  • Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1997
  • William Penn Fellow, 1991–95

Selected Publications

  • With P. Keller and D. Lehmann, “Effectiveness of Corporate Well-Being Programs: A Meta-Analysis,” Journal of Macromarketing, 29, 2009