Christopher G Myers Bio

Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the management and organization discipline and Director for Health Care and Leadership Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, Core Faculty at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Faculty Co-Chair of the Carey Business School's Executive Certificate in Health Care Leadership and Management. He is also affiliated with the Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins and the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan. His research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments. 

Chris’s research has been published in a variety of leading academic journals in the fields of management and medicine. His work has also been recognized with scholarly awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, and has been featured in media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune, and Inc.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Chris served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School in the organizational behavior unit. Chris earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, where he was honored with the Dykstra Award for Teaching Excellence and was the inaugural Doctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Positive Organizations. He received his BS in business administration with highest honors from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. 

Chris has consulted and delivered seminars for organizations including academic medical centers, air medical and emergency service teams, and various local and foreign government agencies. Before attending graduate school he worked as an outdoor expedition leader and martial arts instructor in his home state of North Carolina.

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