Chester Chambers

Chester Chambers, PhD

Associate Professor of Practice
Academic AreaOperations Management & Business Analytics
Academic AreaHealth
Areas of InterestStrategic Options & Simulation, Emerging Issues in Risk Management, Management of Medical Services, Immersion in Healthcare Services Management

Chester Chambers, PhD holds an MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia, and a PhD from Duke University. In addition to teaching in the areas of Business Analytics, Operations Management, and Healthcare Operations, he serves as the Academic Program Director for Business Analytics and Risk Management programs. In addition, he is involved in online education through both Carey and Johns Hopkins Medicine.


  • Ph. D, Operations Management, Duke University
  • MBA, University of Virginia
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech


    Selected publications
    Works in progress
    • Improving Processes for Healthcare Delivery: Lessons from Johns Hopkins Medicine (Book)


    • Retail Analytics
    • Improving Healthcare Processes
    • Operations Management
    • Fundamentals of Healthcare Operation
    • Health Services Improvement I & II
    • Data Analytics
    • Simulation and Strategic Options
    • Quality and Improvement of Healthcare Operations

    Honors and distinctions

    • Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence 2017, 2018, 2019
      Senior Editor Production and Operations Management

    Impact and engagement

    • Joint Appointment as Associate Professor - Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Faculty - Armstrong Institute on Patient Safety and Quality