Presentations

Selected Presentations

  1. “Predictive Analytics for Optimal Detection of Metastatic Prostate Cancer,” Innovative Applications of Analytics Award Finalist Presentation, INFORMS Conference, April 2021
  2. Dealing with Model Uncertainty in Markov Decision Processes for Chronic Diseases,” Southern Methodist University, 2021
  3. Dealing with Model Uncertainty in Markov Decision Processes for Chronic Diseases,” Cornell University, 2019
  4. Mathematical Programming Models for Optimization of Medical Decision Making,” Vietnam-USA Joint Mathematics Meeting, Que Nhon, Vietnam, 2019
  5. INFORMS Tutorial: Optimization of Sequential Decision Making: From Data to Decisions,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, 2018 (see the tutorial that this presentation is based on). This presentation was also recorded by INFORMS via Lecture Capture
  6. Predictive Analytics for Optimal Detection of Metastatic Prostate Cancer,” NCI CISNET Meeting, University of Michigan, 2018
  7. Robust Optimal Control for Medical Treatment Decisions,” University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2018
  8. Optimization in Medicine: Past, Present and Future,” Plenary, INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2017
  9. Sequential Decision Making in Medicine: MDPs, POMDPs, and Beyond,” Tutorial, Healthcare Operations Research Summer School, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 2017
  10. Using Longitudinal Data to Build Natural History Models, ” INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2017
  11. Optimization in Medicine,” Symposium on Big Data, Health and Statistics, Plenary, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2017
  12. Stochastic Optimization for Scheduling in Healthcare Delivery Systems,”  Plenary, Optimization Days, Montreal, 2017
  13. Optimization of Healthcare Delivery Systems,” Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society, Keynote, Morocco, April, 2017
  14. “Robust Optimal Control for Medical Treatment Decisions–An Application to Type 2 Diabetes,” Georgia Tech, 2016
  15. “Markov Decision Processes for Chronic Diseases,” Modeling Health and Economic Outcomes Research, University of Michigan, 2016
  16. “Using Markov Models to Estimate the Impact of New Prostate Cancer Biomarkers,” Cancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Seminar, University of Michigan, 2016
  17. “Online Scheduling of Outpatient Procedure Centers,” University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 2015
  18. “Optimal Design of Biomarker-Based Screening Strategies for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer,” University of California, Berkley, CA, 2014 
  19. “Online Scheduling of Outpatient Procedure Centers,” IFORS Conference, Barcelona, Spain 2014 
  20. “Operations Research in Medicine: Past, Present and Future,” INFORMS Michigan Chapter, 2014 
  21. “Online Scheduling of Outpatient Procedure Centers,” McGill University, Montreal, Canada,  2013 
  22. Plenary Talk, Conference on Modeling and Optimization: Theory and Applications (MOPTA), “Optimization
    of Planning and Scheduling of Health Care Delivery Systems,” Lehigh University, PA, 2013 
  23. “Stochastic Programming Models for Optimization of Surgery Delivery Systems,” Tsukuba University, Japan, 2013 
  24. “Optimization of Surgery Delivery Systems,” Tsinghua University, 2012 
  25. “Optimization of On-line Appointment Scheduling,” Tsinghua University, 2012 
  26. “Optimization of Scheduling for Appointment Based Healthcare Delivery Systems,” University of Ottawa, 2011 
  27. “Optimization of Online Appointment Scheduling,” INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2011 
  28. “Health Systems Engineering: Methods for Optimizing Healthcare Delivery,” IBM University Day, Raleigh, NC, 2011 
  29. “Tutorial on Optimization in Medicine,” Mayo Clinic Systems Engineering and Operations Research Conference, Rochester, MN, 2010 
  30. “Intensification at a Cost: Where is the Biggest Bang for the Buck?,” American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 2010 
  31. “Operational Performance of Endoscopy Suites,” Ambulatory Endoscopy Day, Toronto, 2010 
  32. “Optimization of Health Care Delivery Systems,” NC State University, 2009 
  33. “Optimization of Medical Treatment Decisions for Type 2 Diabetes,” University of Ottawa, 2009 
  34. “Optimization of Surgery Delivery Systems,” University of Michigan, 2009 
  35. “Building a Health Systems Engineering Infrastructure,” Mayo Clinic, 2009 
  36. “Career Award Advice,” NC State University, 2009 
  37. “Optimal Location of Chempacks,” NC State University, 2009 
  38. “Systems Engineering Methods for Improving Patient Access to Care,” Mayo Clinic, 2008