Faculty Expert Profile

Phillip Phan

  • Alonzo and Virginia Decker Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


  • Whiting School of Engineering
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Carey Business School
  • Business in Government (BIG) Initiative
  • Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Languages spoken

  • English

Phillip Phan is a professor with expertise in the areas of technology entrepreneurship and strategic management. joint appointments in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Medicine, Whiting School of Engineering Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.

Phan's research focuses on governance and innovation management in healthcare. He has published more than 190 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and conference proceedings. The author of eight books, Phan is also editor of the Academy of Management Perspectives, academic editor of Medicine (non-clinical medicine section), and associate editor of the Journal of Technology Transfer. He serves on review panels for the National Academies of Sciences, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, National Science Foundation, and Science Foundation Ireland.

Phan is frequently quoted in the media; the Washington, D.C.-media tapped Phan's expertise in 2019 when exploring how leadership at the Washington Redskins football team had led to poor results for the losing squad.

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Artificial intelligence
$20M grant will help develop technologies for healthy aging
Published Nov 15, 2021
Multicenter collaboration will focus on the use of artificial intelligence to improve long-term health, independence for older people

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