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Emily Harris, MHA


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Education & Affiliations

MHA, Tulane University
BS, Boston University


Emily Harris is a clinical instructor in the department of health policy and management and serves as the MHA Program Director. Her academic interests lie in organizational behavior and theory, strategic management, change management, and leadership in healthcare organizations.  

Prior to joining the faculty at Tulane, Emily consulted for a leadership development firm, where she designed courses, class materials and management tools.  She taught classes and coached administrative and clinical leaders on ethical leadership principles and accountability. Emily held leadership positions at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. Currently, she teaches courses addressing organizational behavior, healthcare systems, policy, and management at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.  

Research Areas

  • Organizational behavior and theory
  • Ethical leadership
  • Strategic Management

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 – Student Government Association Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2013 – Epstein Scholarship Award


HPAM 6050 Health Systems Concepts