Thomas Rundall PhD
- Co-director Co-director, Center for Lean Engagement and Research
- Henry J. Kaiser Professor
- Organized Health Systems, Emeritus
Thomas G. Rundall is Professor Emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and has been published across a broad array of topics, including the integration of health care services, hospital-physician relationships, health information technology, quality improvement, and evidence-based management.
Thomas Rundall, Ph.D. is the Henry J. Kaiser Professor of Organized Health Systems, Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. Rundall received his B.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology from Stanford University. He taught for four years in the Sloan Program in Health Services Administration at Cornell University before joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at U.C. Berkeley in 1980. During his time on the Berkeley faculty, Dr. Rundall served as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, Director of the Center for Health Management Research, Director of the Graduate Program in Health Management, and Executive Associate Dean of the School of Public Health. Professor Rundall has published across a broad array of topics, including the integration of health care services, hospital-physician relationships, health information technology, quality improvement, and evidence-based management. Rundall has been awarded the Filerman Prize from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration for his contributions to the field of health services management education and the Berkeley Citation for distinguished achievement and notable service to the University of California at Berkeley. Professor Rundall has served on the board of directors for John Muir Health, an integrated health care delivery system with headquarters in Walnut Creek, California. Dr. Rundall currently serves as the Co-director of the Center for Lean Engagement and Research at the University of California, Berkeley.
- PhD – Sociology, Stanford University, 1976
- BA – Sociology, Stanford University, 1970
- Application of organizational theory to health care
- Performance improvement in healthcare organizations
- Hospital restructuring
- Program and policy evaluation