Faculty Focus

Global Health Care Solutions are the focus of Michael Chu's research and teaching, including businesses serving low-income populations in both emerging markets and developed nations. Chu teaches the second year elective Business at the Base of the Pyramid, a course introduced jointly with Professor V. Kasturi Rangan.

Featured Research

  • April 2017
  • Faculty Research

China Hospitals Inc.: The Growth of Private Hospitals in China

By: Kevin Schulman, Xiao Yu and Ariel Hwang
  • November 2016 (Revised April 2017)
  • Faculty Research

Hygeia Group: Delivering Quality Care in Nigeria

By: Robert F. Higgins and Ifedayo O. Kuye
  • March 2016 (Revised January 2017)
  • Faculty Research

CunCunLe: Empowering China's Rural Villages

By: Michael Chu, John S. Ji and Nancy Hua Dai

MBA Courses

Business at the Base of the Pyramid

The course provides an understanding of how business can play a significant role in improving the quality of life of low- income individuals and households especially in developing country environments, but also in some developed country situations.

FIELD Global Immersion

During FIELD, students work in small, diverse teams to help solve customer challenges for Global Partner organizations around the world. Every year, there are typically several health care experiences.