Professor Thomas D'Aunno honored for research excellence at Academy of Management's 79th Annual Meeting
NYU Wagner Professor Thomas D’Aunno received the 2019 Keith G. Provan Distinguished Scholar Award at the 79th annual meeting of the Academy of Management on Aug. 13 in Boston. The prestigious award, sponsored by the University of Arizona Eller College of Management Center for Management Innovations in Healthcare, recognizes an individual who has contributed to scholarship in healthcare management through an exemplary record of high-quality research.
Upon receiving the prestigious honor, D'Aunno delivered the keynote address at the well-attended annual meeting, discussing the role of mentors, opportunities, and colleagues in an academic career.
D'Aunno serves as Professor of Management at NYU Wagner, and Director of the Master in Health Administration (MHA) program and the Health Policy and Management program. His research and teaching focus on the organization and management of healthcare services: he has a particular interest in the diffusion and adoption of evidence-based practices and leadership and organizational change.
He has examined these issues in a variety of national studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Agency for Health Care Quality and Research. He is currently conducting studies of the organization and performance of Accountable Care Organizations, and he continues his research on the nation's substance abuse treatment system, with a particular focus on treatment for opioid use disorders.
Congratulations, Professor D'Aunno!