In his academic life, Steve is Senior Fellow, Health Care Management and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship at the Wharton School.
During his 24 years teaching at Wharton and other schools, he has created over a dozen courses that he has taught to over 10,000 students.
His research focuses on international development and health care and biotechnology capacity development in emerging economies, as well as business model innovation in biotechnology.
He has published articles in Nature Biotechnology, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Commercial Biotechnology and has authored numerous book chapters on health care and biotechnology. Steve recently founded Pangea University for the Health Sciences as a vehicle for providing training for health service professionals.
He is visiting faculty and coordinator of the Indian School of Business healthcare program and visiting faculty at the Strathmore Business School in Nairobi where he founded the first Healthcare Management MBA program on the African continent, as well as founding the African Institute for Healthcare Management, an organization focused on developing faculty and teaching materials to advance health services.