USC Price School of Public Policy

Marco D. Huesch


Assistant Professor

University Gateway 101M
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone: (213) 821-6122

Ph.D. in Business Administration

University of California, Los Angeles


Health care management and strategy, health services and health economics

Biographical sketch

Marco D. Huesch, MBBS, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy with extensive hands-on clinical and management experience as well as research expertise in health care management, strategy and economics.

He is a former practicing physician whose clinical experience includes frontline roles in innovative 24/7 physician-staffed retail clinics in Australia. Later in his career Professor Huesch gained extensive private sector experience as a strategy management consultant for the global clients of Booz & Co and EDS, and in financial services in Asia-Pacific including VP of Strategy, Director of Business Development at Citibank.

Professor Huesch’s research focuses on solutions to fundamental health care system problems with a particular focus on strengthening management processes and organizational structure. His work seeks to directly inform health care policy and the work of leaders and managers in care delivery. He teaches courses in health care management, health care strategy, health economics and health services research methods.

Professor Huesch received his doctorate degree in Business Administration from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and a master’s degree in Economics from UCLA. He also obtained an MBA (with Distinction) from INSEAD in France, and earned his medical degrees from Sydney University.

Prior to joining the school in 2012, he taught in the Duke Fuqua School of Business’ Health Sector Management program as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Strategy between 2008 and 2011 and also held appointments in Duke’s School of Medicine and in UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.


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