Molly Hughes

PhD Student – Logistics

Marketing & Logistics

Background

Molly Hughes’ research interests focus on the interaction between supply chain risk management and public policy with this research primarily understood in the setting of the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain. Seven years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry cultivated the interest in these research topics and the Ph.D. program at Fisher has provided the tools and perspective necessary to expand into the research domain. 

Prior to the Ph.D. program at Fisher, Molly studied towards a MSc in Global Logistics at Kuehne Logistics University in Hamburg, Germany and received her Master’s degree and BSBA in Marketing & Logistics from The Ohio State University.

Funded Research

Molly worked as an investigator on a team of researchers funded through a $1.7 million BAA from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with the focus on quality management and pharmaceutical firm learning to reduce drug quality risk. Sept 2019 – Oct 2021

 

Courses

BUSML 3380 – Logistics Management

Concepts and methods used to plan and manage logistics activities in a business environment. Understanding of the components of logistics management and tradeoffs required to manage the integrated flow of goods through the supply chain. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200), or equivalent; and 2002.01 (201), or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 780 or to students enrolled in UUSS, UExp, or PreBSBA-PR.

 

BUSML 4380 - Advanced Logistics Management

Advanced coverage of the concepts and methods used to plan and manage logistics activities in a business environment; in-depth understanding of the components of logistics management and tradeoffs required to manage the integrated flow of goods. Prereq: 3380, and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMGT 2320 (330), 2321 (331); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01).