• Graduate Manchester University, Manchester, England, January 1977

  • Ph.D. – Economics, Department of Economics and Social Administration.

  • Dissertation: “Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Treatment of Arthritis –                    A Comparison of Five Hospitals.”

  • Graduate Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1973

  • MPH-Master Public Health, Department of Health Economics and Medical Care Administration.

  • Graduate Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 1971 and June 1969; MBA – Economics, BBA — Business Administration


1996 - Present



1988 to 1996

1987 - 1988

1980 - 1987

1978 - 1980

1977 - 1978

1975 - 1977

1974 - 1975

  • President and Founder of Pettingill Analytics, national consultancy and advisory services

  • Pettingill Consulting, expert witness services, medical evaluations, and structured settlements

  • Professor of Economics, Florida Institute of Technology, Graduate Business School, Treasury Coast Graduate Center, Stuart, Florida.

  • Taught Advanced  Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, Health Care Economics,  Microeconomics at the graduate level.


  • Professor of Economics, Rinker School of Business, PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE. Taught Microeconomics, Macroeconomics,

  • Free Enterprise System and International Economics.


  • Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA, Lafayette, Louisiana.

  • Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Economics, Finance and Management.


  • Assistant Professor and Administrative Assistant, Department of Medicine, LSU MEDICAL CENTER, New Orleans, Louisiana. Principal duties at Medical School included lectures in Medical Economics, grant writing, and computer-assisted data analysis.


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Management, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans, Louisiana. Taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Economics and Health Care Management.


  • Research Associate in Department of Economics and Social Administration, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, England. Dual appointment: Lecturer in Economics and Course

  • Coordinator of the Administrative Development Course for Hospital Administrators.


  • Research Fellow at the Centre for Studies in Economics and Social Policy, London, England. Primary task was a case study of Wigan Community Health Council.

  • Research published in a sequel to the book, Politics of Consumer Representation, by R. Klein and J. Lewis, Centre For Studies in Social Policy, London, England.


Pettingill, B. “Wigan Community Health Council,” in Community Health Councils: Four Case Studies: ed. Janet Lewis (Centre for Studies in Social Policy, Publ.) 1976, pp. 87-98.


Pettingill, B. “Cost-Effectiveness of Chiropractic Treatment in Louisiana – A Feasibility Study.” Louisiana Journal of Chiropractics, September-October, 1977, pp. 9-10.


Pettingill, B. “Review of a History of Economic Thought.” by William J. Barber. Review of Business and Economic Research, XIII, Fall 1977, pp. 111-112.


Pettingill, B. “A Feasibility Study of the Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Great Britain,” Ph.D., Thesis, Manchester Business School Publication, January1977, p. 275.


Pettingill, B.F. “Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in the Hospital.” Dimensions in Health Service Canada, January 1978, pp. 19-20.


Pettingill, B. and Langdon, C. “Views on Youth Employment: A Survey of Businessmen and Vocational Counselors in the Greater New Orleans Area.” Business Review, Louisiana Tech Publishers, March 1979, pp. 23-28.


Villere, M. and Pettingill, B. “Transactional Analysis: An Effective Management Tool for Medical Record Supervisors.” Medical Record News. Journal of the American Medical Record Association, December, 1979, pp. 96-100.


Pettingill, B. “Physicians’ Estimates of Disability vs. Patients’ Reports of Pain.” Psychosomatics, December 1979, Vol. 20, No. 12, pp. 827-830.


Pettingill, B. and Langdon, C. “The Problem of Teenage Workers as Viewed by New Orleans Businessmen.” Louisiana Business Survey, Fall 1979, pp. 6-8.


Langdon, C., Pettingill, B.F., Bhatia, S. “Vocational-Technical Education in Region I of Louisiana,” Research Study Number 44, Division of Business and Economic Research, University of New Orleans, May 1982, p. 124.


, Stephen L. and Pettingill, B.F. “How Much Theft Can you Tolerate?” Security Management, August 1982, pp. 100-102.

Langdon, Charles, Pettingill, B.F., and Bhatia S. “Vo-Tech in Metro New Orleans: The Students and the Schools,” Louisiana Business Survey, Summer 1982, pp. 9-11.


Pettingill, B.F., Bhatia, S., and Langdon, C. “The Counselor-Firstline Manager in the Vocational Technical Educational System, Vocational Guidance Quarterly (December, 1985, pp. 14-17).


Payne, S., and Pettingill, B.F. “Theft Perceptions.” The Personnel Administrator, October 1983, pp. 102-111.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. “Shrinkage – Another Area of Supply Costs,” Hospital Topics, May-June 1984, pp. 12-15.


Pettingill, B.F., et al. “A Hospital Linen Cost Control System,” Southern Hospitals, May-June 1984, pp. 62-64.


Pettingill, B.F. and Stafford, John, M.D. “The Insurance Carriers Can Contribute to the Reduction in Health Care Costs,” City Business, January 1984, pp. 4-5.


Pettingill, B.F. and Watson, Marie, “One System of Health Care Delivery Hospital Administrators Cannot Afford to Overlook,” Hospital Topics, September 1984, p. 111-114.


Pettingill, B.F. and Westell, Hariette, “Management of Diagnostic Related Groups,” Hospital Topics, Vol. 62, No. 4, August 1984, pp. 68-70.


Pettingill, B.F. “Competition for the Consumer,” Citybusiness, July 1984, pp. 14-16.


Pettingill, B.F. “Award Winning Tax Angle,” Tax Angles, Vol. X, No. 4, April 1984, pp. 28-29.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. “Coping with Organizational Politics,” Supervisory Management, April 1986, pp. 28-32.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. “Obstacles to Improving Student Creativity in Management for Business,” Journal of Education for Business, March 1986, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 271-275.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. “Management and Values Education,” published in SMA Proceedings, November 1985, pp. 349-352.


Pettingill, B.F. and Penn, Warren A. “Estimating Future Medical Maintenance Expenses,” Louisiana Bar Journal, October 1986, pp. 149-152.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. (Co-author), “Management and Value Education,” Organizational Behavior Teaching Review, Vol. XI, No. 1, 1986-87, pp. 18-27.


Pettingill, B.F. and Payne, S. “Faculty Perceptions of Student Values,” Southern Management Association, Dennis F. Ray (ed.) pp. 437-440.


Pettingill, B.F. and Griest, D. “Hospital Downsizing,” Journal of Hospitals, forthcoming October, 1988, pg. 91-95.


Pettingill, B.F. “How An Economist Sets A Value on Human Life”, Palm Beach Post, Editorial, May, 1989.


Pettingill, B.F. and Eriksen, Michael, “Case Management: Evaluating a Firm’s Caseload using a Cost-Benefit Approach,” The Trial Lawyer, Vol. 22, No. 5, September-October, 1999.


Pettingill, B.F., Exiting a Managed Care Contract,”Florida Medical Business, Vol 15, No. 16, July-August, 2002 (


Pettingill, B.F., “Providing Economic Consulting Services to Health Professionals,” Business Economics: The Journal of the National Association for Business Economics, Volume XXXIX, Number 3, July 2004.

  • Member, American Economic Association, 1983 – Present.

  • Member, Health Economics Study Group, Great Britain, 1973-Present.

  • Member, DECUS – Computer User Society, 1979 – Present.

  • Member, Emergency Medical Service, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, 1977-1979.

  • Member, Southern Management Association, 1980 – Present.

  • Member, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1981 – 1984.

  • Member, Rotary International, 1983 – Present.

  • Member, Gideons International, 1978 – Present (Past President).

  • Member, Health and Safety Committee, Chamber of Commerce, 1984 – 1986.

  • Member, National Association of Forensic Economists, 1989 – Present.

  • Member, National Association of Business Economists, 1990 – Present.

  • Licensed, State of Florida and State of Louisiana, Health and Life Insurance. No. 43972-6317 (FL)