The Blank School engages Babson community members and leads research to create entrepreneurial leaders.
Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship (KMH Center) is where innovation meets entrepreneurship to achieve health, economic, and social value for all, with a focus on health equity and justice.
The KMH Center aims to provide cutting-edge experiential learning, research, and advanced education and mentoring to entrepreneurial leaders in the health sector globally, including more than 1,400 Babson alumni in the health sector.
Opportunities for Students
The center offers a wide range of programs, courses, and resources for students interested in health innovation and healthcare entrepreneurship.
Opportunities for Alumni
There are many opportunities for Babson alumni to engage with the KMH Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Opportunities for Professionals
The KMH Center offers several advanced education and engagement opportunities for healthcare professionals and health entrepreneurs.
- Babson L-SPRINT: Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Immersion for Substance Use Disorders: Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Immersion for Substance Use Disorders
- Advanced Education
- Global Surgery Initiative
The KMH Center has three significant areas of activity that impact a diverse set of stakeholders, including undergraduate and graduate students, Babson alumni, corporations, foundations, and entrepreneurial leaders in the health sector. We define the health sector to include healthcare delivery, medical devices, digital health, and drug development, taking a holistic approach to change in sector practices and policy.
Distinguished faculty comprising 18 faculty members who explore current trends in health innovation, entrepreneurship, analytics, health equity, and employee health and well-being.
Dedicated to encouraging co-curricular activities within and outside the Babson community including our Global Health Innovation Lab in partnership with The University of Global Health Equity, Rwanda and partnerships with academic clubs at graduate and undergraduate level.
Continuing educational opportunities and executive certificates on Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Health Sector, Inclusive Innovation and Commercialization Programs, and Executive and Employee Wellness offerings.
Health, Economic, and Social Value
Babson Thought & Action
Babson to Establish a New Center Focused on Global Healthcare Entrepreneurship
To address these fundamental issues of access and infrastructure that plague medical care around the world, Babson is establishing the new Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
An Entrepreneurial Prescription: New Healthcare Partnership Launches
The Healey Center’s involvement with the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is the latest connection between Babson and Rwanda. In the past, Babson had operated an entrepreneurial center in the country and sent teams of students to Rwanda to teach entrepreneurship.
Values and the Vaccine: Lessons on Leadership from the Pfizer CEO
Babson and Pfizer share a similar set of values and a commitment to making positive, breakthrough changes, Dr. Albert Bourla, the chairman and CEO of Pfizer says. And, his  Commencement address further strengthened the relationship between the two entrepreneurial organizations.
New Faculty Award Funds Study of Healthcare Inequity in the United States
An interdisciplinary team of Babson professors is researching the growing disparity in access to good health care in the United States, funded by a new faculty scholarship from The Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
First Health Hackathon in Rwanda Highlights Babson-UGHE Collaboration
At the July event on the campus of UGHE in northern Rwanda, 40 students from three Rwandan schools and several countries identified problems in healthcare delivery and ideated and refined potential solutions during a roughly 48-hour period.
Babson Wins First NIH Grant
The grant, the first from NIH to Babson, is expected to provide up to $1.5 million over five years, while the curriculum created is meant to increase the chance of new startups created to address substance abuse disorders.