In this first episode of Healthcare Supply Chain Radio we talk to Dr. Eugene Schneller. Dr Schneller is an experienced academic leader, researcher, and administrator with extensive experience at the university, college, and departmental levels. Having held appointments in very diverse settings (business, liberal arts, medicine, and public health), Dr. Schneller has a knowledge and appreciation of a wide range of disciplines, academic and business cultures, and approaches to academic problem solving.
As Associate Dean of the College of Business at Arizona State University (ASU), he was responsible for operations of one of the largest colleges of business in the United States. He has also worked extensively in the areas of research and organizational development as Director of the William Seidman Research Institute at ASU. He also served as Counselor for Health Professions Education under ASU President, Lattie Coor. He was the first director of the Division of Health Administration and Policy in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
Dr. Schneller is currently a Professor of Health Care Supply Chain Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business, Department of Supply Chain Management; building an innovative program in health sector management in collaboration with the Department of Supply Chain Management. He has developed the Health Sector Supply Chain Initiative at ASU, which involves a major research thrust, the Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium (HSRC-ASU). In 2007, in recognition of his stream of research and educational development, he was named a Dean’s Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar. HSRC-ASU has been internationally recognized for its design – bringing together competitors from across the health industry to solve common problems.
He has studied public and private health care procurement in both the United States and abroad with a focus on design, integrity, efficiency and effectiveness.