Executive Education Program

Executive Education Faculty

Brenda Anderson, Senior Lecturer and EMBA Program Director

Brenda Anderson, PhD

Director, Executive Education Programs

Brenda Anderson serves on the faculty at both the International Business School and the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and is on the faculty at Tufts School of Medicine. She is the director of the Executive MBA For Physicians program and the director of Executive Education Programs at The Heller School. Brenda teaches across numerous Brandeis graduate business programs and is extensively involved in providing financial literacy training to physicians in programs such as the EMBA Physicians Program, the American College of Surgeons/Brandeis Health Policy and Leadership Program and the Hanley Center Physician Executive Leadership Institute Program. Brenda has held faculty appointments at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Northeastern University, and Boston University. She is a Certified Public Accountant and prior to entering academia, she worked for KPMG.
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Stuart Altman, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

Stuart H. Altman, PhD

Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

Dr. Altman is a former Dean of the Heller School and the Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at Brandeis. He is an economist whose primary research interests are federal and state health policy. In June 2004 he was awarded the AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award; and Modern Healthcare has named him among the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare for the past five years.
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Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Professor and Associate Dean, Academics

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, PhD

Professor; Associate Dean, Academics

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Deborah Garnick, Professor

Deborah Garnick, ScD


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Professor Jody Hoffer Gittell

Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD


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Robert Mechanic, Senior Fellow

Robert Mechanic, MBA

Senior Fellow

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Christopher Tompkins, Associate Professor

Christopher Tompkins, MMHS’82, PhD’91

Associate Professor

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