Susan H. Manning, Ph.D.
- Senior Managing Director – Chief Operating Officer, Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy
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- A.B., Economics, University of Virginia
- Ph.D., Economics, George Mason University
- Center for Healthcare Economics & Policy
- Antitrust & Competition Economics
- Class Action
- Economic Consulting
- Expert Testimony
- Pricing Strategy
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Retail & Consumer Products
Susan H. Manning, Ph.D. is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, based in the Washington D.C. office. She is Chief Operating Officer in the Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy within the Economic Consulting segment. Dr. Manning has over 30 years of economics and litigation consulting experience, including extensive expertise in antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, international trade, and regulatory policy analysis. Dr. Manning has provided economic analyses in support of mergers and acquisitions, filed under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission and before the European Commission in a broad range of industries.
Dr. Manning has experience performing economic analysis in healthcare related matters. She was the lead non-testifying economist in two monopolization cases brought by hospitals in Louisiana against Blue Cross, performing economic antitrust analysis on behalf of Blue Cross. She was also the lead non-testifying economist in two monopolization cases brought by a hospital in the Philadelphia area against Blue Cross. Dr. Manning was the joint non-testifying lead economist on behalf of a group of hospitals in Albany NY and in Chicago IL in class actions brought by employed hospital nurses alleging a conspiracy to fix nurses’ wages. She also has performed economic analysis of an acquisition involving two managed care organizations and performed economic analysis in support of hospital mergers. She was the lead non-testifying economist providing economic and analytical support in ProMedica’s acquisition of St. Luke’s Hospital in Toledo, OH and was the testifying economics expert on antitrust efficiencies arising from the proposed OSF acquisition of Rockford Memorial. She testified in the Federal District Court of Northern Illinois in support of the acquisition. Dr. Manning also provided expert economics analysis of the merger of two providers of healthcare to federal, state, and local prisons.
Dr. Manning has performed economic and antitrust analysis in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. She co-authored an article examining potential entry barriers in the pediatric vaccine market due to bundling of vaccines. Dr. Manning also testified in an intellectual property disputes involving recombinantly-produced human growth hormones.
Dr. Manning has a doctorate in economics from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia.