Michael Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health, will deliver the third annual Zarb School
of Business Distinguished Lecture at The Times Center in Manhattan on Tuesday,
Sept. 17 at 6 p.m.
Dowling’s lecture, “The Business of Health Care and the Importance
of Transformational Leadership” will provide insight on the health care
industry and how professionals can successfully navigate in a climate of
The event is free, but advance registration is required. The Times Center
is located at 242 W 41st Street. The event will also be livestreamed.
Prior to becoming president and CEO of Northwell in 2002, Mr.
Dowling was the health system’s executive vice president and chief operating
officer. Before joining Northwell, he was a senior vice president at Empire
Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Dowling served in New York state government for 12 years,
including seven years as director of health, education and human services and
deputy secretary to the governor. He was also commissioner of the New York
State Department of Social Services.
Dowling has defined what it means to be a transformational leader,” said Dr.
Janet Lenaghan, Dean of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business. “We are delighted
to have him share his wisdom and insight with the Zarb community.”
The Zarb School of Business is
consistently recognized for academic excellence by U.S. News & World
Report, The Princeton Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Forbes. Its online
MBA program is ranked No.16, No.9 and No.58 in the nation, by The Princeton
Review, Poets & Quants and U.S. News, respectively. The Zarb School is
accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International and offers a
dual bachelor’s degree and global internship program with Dongbei University of
Finance and Economics in China that is among the first program of its kind in
the United States.
The Zarb School began the year in a new, state-of-the-art 52,000-square-foot building equipped with a new Behavioral Research in Business Lab, an enhanced Center for Entrepreneurship, makerspace/startup incubator, multiple areas for student independent and collaborative study.