Kaushik Ghosh, PhD

Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management

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Dr. Kaushik Ghosh joined the Suffolk University Sawyer Business School faculty in 2019. Prior to that, he was a tenured Associate Professor of MIS at the College of Business, Lamar University, Texas, where he served key roles in the faculty senate and university research council. He taught courses in Enterprise Systems and IT Project Management in the undergraduate and MBA programs.

At the Sawyer Business School, he teaches courses in IT strategy, data management and modeling in the undergraduate, MBA and MSBA programs. He currently serves as the undergraduate IS curriculum coordinator and department liaison to the undergraduate admissions office.

His research focusses on the impact of technology and digital innovation on healthcare. He has published over thirty peer-reviewed articles in journals and conference proceedings. His published work appears in prominent academic journals such as, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Industrial Management and Data Systems.

He serves as co-chair of the Healthcare IT track at AMCIS, one of the primary conferences in the field of Information Systems and reviews for primary information systems journals. He has collaborated with a number of healthcare organizations for research and consultation services.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Best Paper Award Nomination, International Conference on Information Systems, 2013.
  • Awarded grant by Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Lamar University, 2015-2016

Professional Activities

  • Co- Chair, AMCIS SIG-Healthcare Track
  • Guest Editor 2017, Special Issue on Healthcare IT - International Journal of Electronic Health
  • Reviewer, MIS Quarterly
  • Reviewer, Communication of the Association for Information Systems
  • Reviewer, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction


Recent Intellectual Contributions

Sarkar, S., Ghosh, K., & Petter, S. (2020). Using secondary data to tell a new story: A cautionary tale in health information technology research. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 47(1), 41.

Ghosh, K., Dohan, M. S., Curl, E., Goodwin, M., Morrell, P., & Guidroz, P. (2020). Information tools for care coordination in patient handover: Is an electronic medical record enough to support nurses? Health Care Management Review, forthcoming. 

Joshi, P., Ghosh, K., Natarajan, V., & Mandal, P. (2020). Impact of healthcare access and socio-economic conditions on prevalence of metabolic syndrome: evidence from 2015 BRFSS. International Journal of Business Excellence, 21(3), 429-443.

Sen, K., & Ghosh, K. (2018). Incorporating Global Medical Knowledge to Solve Healthcare Problems: A Framework for a Crowdsourcing System. International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 13(1), 1-14.

Intellectual Contributions

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Courses Taught

ISOM821: Database Management and Modeling
ISOM825: Enterprise Data Management
ISOM424: IS Strategy, Management, and Acquisition

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Degrees/Professional Certifications

  • PhD, University of Mississippi
  • BS, Pune University, India