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Health TLN

Health Thought Leadership Network at Bentley University

Health Thought Leadership Network

Empowering Health Care Through Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Bentley's Health Thought Leadership Network (Health TLN) bridges traditional boundaries of academia and industry to advance health-related research and provide educational opportunities.

With 60+ faculty and staff across 25 offices, centers, and departments, the Health TLN builds on Bentley’s strengths as a business university to advance impactful, multidisciplinary research in health and health care.

The Health TLN supports health research at Bentley through an annual collaborative retreat, health research skills workshops, sponsorship of external thought leaders on campus, outreach to external stakeholders and alumni, grant support and training, research resources, and project seed funding. We promote health research by facilitating collaboration with key academic and industry partners, providing research expertise and resources, both internally and externally, and delivering health-related opportunities to students.

Health Research with a Business Lens

Our members' COVID-19 pursuits

spanning all disciplines

Health-Related News

Psychology books on desk

Collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Bentley University recently announced a collaboration with BIDMC to offer their employees a customized MBA in healthcare program. The program will accept employees into the program as a group, which will foster internal connections between departments/offices/specialties/etc. "The curriculum includes foundation and core business courses, as well as elective offerings specific to the needs of healthcare leaders." 

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Health TLN Course

Not only was I able to get in the door for numerous interviews, but hiring managers were impressed by the relevancy and depth of my healthcare knowledge from ID 320.
Former student

Faculty Research Spotlight

Business and Society Research in Times of the Corona Crisis

In the journal Business & Society, Jill Brown and her co-editors recently asked the question "What should business researchers and educators do, if anything, besides shifting and adapting their teaching to an online mode?"

"What binds business and society scholars is a central belief that businesses need to consider societal implications of their actions, respond to societal concerns, and play a positive role in society, more broadly."

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Jill A. Brown