Lesley Meng

Lesley Meng
  • Doctoral Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    526.2 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut St.
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: healthcare operations management, empirical operations

Links: Linkedin, CV, ResearchGate


Lesley Meng is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Operations Management track.  Lesley’s research interests are primarily in the areas of healthcare operations management and health policy decision making.  Lesley has worked on empirical projects studying hospital provider behavior, emergency department operations, cancer laboratory test processes, medical procedure cost-effectiveness, and population level cancer screening, among others.

Lesley holds an Honors Specialization in Medical Science from the University of Western Ontario, an Honors in Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University.

Prior to joining Wharton, Lesley worked as a Research Associate at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Technology Assessment.  During her time at Columbia, she worked as a Project Analyst at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and as a Research Assistant at the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Chung Yin Kong, Lesley Meng, Zehra B Omer, J Shannon Swan, Serene Srouji, G Scott Gazelle, Fiona M Fennessy (2014), MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery for Uterine Fibroid Treatment: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, American Journal of Roentgenology, 203.
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