Michael Howley


BA Social Work/ Biology - Assumption College Worcester, MA 1979
BS Physician Assistant - SUNY-Stony Brook Stony Brook, NY 1981
MBA - University of Maine Orono, ME 2000
Ph.D. Business Administration - Arizona State University Tempe, AZ USA 2005

Selected Works


Howley, Michael J., Metrics Malpractice. Clinical Leader (Forthcoming)

Howley, Michael J., The Next Generation of Clinical Trial Performance Metrics. Applied Clinical Trials (Feb 2013):

Howley, Michael J., and Malamis, Peter, High Performing Study Startups. Applied Clinical Trials (Feb 2014):

Howley, Michael J., and Malamis, Peter, Performance Measurement You Can Use (and believe). Clinical Leader (Oct 2013):

Professional Experience

Other -Vascular Surgery P.A. Practice Manager Bangor ME Aug 1995 - Feb 1998
Other -Surgical Services Owner Bangor ME Feb 1998 - Jul 2001
Academic-University of Maine Instructor in Management Orono ME Aug 2000 - Aug 2001
Academic-Arizona State University Instructor in Marketing Tempe AZ Aug 2001 - May 2005
Other -CRO Analytics Clinical Trial Predictive Analytics Aug 2010 -


2013 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Mentor Award for the year 2013-2014 (Drexel Graduate Student Association)
2010-2012 Distinguished Teaching Fellow, Center for Teaching Excellence (Drexel University - LeBow College of Business)
2009 Excellence in Teaching Award (Drexel University)

WWW Resources

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessing Clinical Trial Quality
  • Measuring Clinical Trial Performance
  • The Business of Health Care
  • The Impact of Health Reform on the Delivery of Medical Services