Marissa King

Marissa King
  • Alice Y. Hung President’s Distinguished Professor
  • Professor of Health Care Management
  • Professor of Management

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    206 Colonial Penn Center
    3641 Locust Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19104


Professor Marissa King’s research examines social networks, social influence, and team dynamics in health care. Her most recent line of work focuses on access to treatment for substance use disorders. She is also currently studying how to improve health care team dynamics to reduce burnout and enhance quality of care. Professor King is the author of Social Chemistry: Decoding the Elements of Human Connection. Her research and book have been featured in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and National Public Radio, among other outlets. She was a professor at the Yale School of Management for more than a decade before joining The Wharton School.

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