Ariel Stern

Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Role: Economist

Site: CDL-Berlin

Stream: Health

Ariel Dora Stern is the Poronui Associate Professor of Business Administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School, where she teaches the MBA course “Transforming Health Care Delivery.” Ariel’s research focuses on technology management and innovation in health care. Her projects consider the regulation, strategy, and economics of health care, with a focus on understanding the drivers of new product development among firms and the determinants of how new medical technologies are adopted and used in practice. She is a faculty affiliate of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science. From 2020-2021 Ariel served as the Director for International Health Care Economics at the Health Innovation Hub, the independent think tank of the German Federal Ministry of Health. She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Society for Digital Medicine and advises health care start-ups.