CHEPS Alumni Listing

Hass Abbas
Joined CHEPS: May 2014
Left CHEPS: August 2017
Current Employer: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: Baltimore, MD
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Critical Care Nursing
Email: hlabbas@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I am fluent in Arabic.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sarah Bach
Joined CHEPS: September 2013
Left CHEPS: December 2014
Current Employer: University of Chicago Medicine
Job Title: Analytics Engineer
City: Chicago, IL
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Healthcare Operations, Analytics, Optimization
Email: sbach@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I’m a third generation Michigan grad – forever go blue!

Joanna Blackmer
Joined CHEPS: January 2014
Left CHEPS: December 2014
Current Employer: Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Job Title: Patient Access Staff Specialist
City: Fenton, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Population Health, Process Improvement, Change Management, Data Analytics
Email: flemjo@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I LOVE to travel and hike. Some of my favorite places so far are: Iceland, Rockies, North Cascades, and Hawaii.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Emily Burns
Joined CHEPS: May 2012
Left CHEPS: May 2013
Current Employer: Netflix
Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Software tooling, process optimization, orchestration
Email: emjeburns@gmail.com
Fun Fact: In my free time I’m a ceramic artist – I love to make functional pottery. I’ve made all the dishes we have in my house! I’m happy to talk to any students about my career path from IOE to Software Engineering. It all started at CHEPS!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Chhavi Chaudhry
Joined CHEPS: September 2014
Left CHEPS: December 2015
Current Employer: Amazon
Job Title: Data Scientist
City: Seattle, WA
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Supply chain, transportation, sustainability
Email: chhavic@umich.edu
Fun Fact: Name an ice cream place in Ann Arbor, and I’ve probably been there. 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ryan Chen
Joined CHEPS: The beginning! 
Left CHEPS: August 2014
Current Employer: Orlando Magic
Job Title: Basketball Operations Analyst
City: Orlando, FL
Social Media: LinkedIn / Website
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Operations management, data science
Email: ryanchen@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I turned 21 with CHEPS in Chicago and it was *the best*. 😀

 

 

 

 

 

 


Joe East
Joined CHEPS: July 2012
Left CHEPS: December 2015
Current Employer: Maine Medical Center
Job Title: Manager Patient Access and Flow
City: Portland, Maine
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Hospital capacity management, leadership development, change management
Email: joseast@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I love to travel and explore new countries and cultures!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Alex Fauer
Joined CHEPS: Spring 2016
Left CHEPS: Spring 2017
Current Employer: University of Michigan School of Nursing; Michigan Medicine
Job Title: Graduate Student Research Assistant, Registered Nurse
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Nursing, Oncology, Health Services Research, Chemotherapy toxicity, Blood and Marrow Transplant
Email: ajfau@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I love running, biking, and swimming and I race triathlons in my free time!

 

 

 

 

 

 


James Guo
Joined CHEPS: 2011
Left CHEPS: 2012
Current Employer: Bain & Company
Job Title: Consultant
City: Hong Kong
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Software tooling, process optimization, orchestration
Email: jinshuai.guo@live.com

 

 

 

 

 


Mark Grum
Joined CHEPS: May 2012
Left CHEPS: December 2015
Current Employer: GE
Job Title: Analytics Consultant
City: Chicago, IL
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Healthcare Operations
Email: mgrum@umich.edu
Fun Fact: Mark is often confused with Matt Rouhana.

 

 

 

 

 

 


MohammadAli Jardaly
Joined CHEPS: March 2012
Left CHEPS: August 2013
Current Employer: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Job Title: Family Medicine Resident Physician
City: Beirut, Lebanon
Social Media: LinkedIn / Medicus Webpage
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Medical Apps, Biomedical Engineering, Preventative Medicine, Mental Health, Global Health, Social Justice, Behavioral Economics
Email: majardaly@gmail.com
Fun Fact: When not working 80-hours a week at the hospital, you can find MAJ à la plage!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Christian Kavouras
Joined CHEPS: May 2016
Left CHEPS: May 2017
Current Employer: Qualcomm
Job Title: Software Engineer
City: San Diego, CA
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Machine Learning, Optimization
Email: cdkavour@umich.edu
Fun Fact: One day, I want to write a musical. Hit me up if you’re looking for a singer, actor, or beatboxer, I got you covered… alternatively, if you just want someone to play sand volleyball with!

 

 

 

 

 

 


Kayse Lee Maass
Joined CHEPS: May 2012
Left CHEPS: May 2016
Current Employer: Northeastern University
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
City: Boston, MA
Social Media: LinkedIn / Twitter / Website
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Supply Chain & Location Modeling, Network Theory, Optimization
Email: k.maass@northeastern.edu
Fun Fact: I’m known for putting an excessive amount of lemon in/on most of my food.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Paige Mollison
Joined CHEPS: December 2015
Left CHEPS: May 2016
Current Employer: HealthRise
Job Title: Senior Consulting Analyst
City: Royal Oak, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Hospital Revenue Cycle Management, HB Denials Improvement, Epic Optimization, and I’d love to get into Clinical Process Improvement
Email: pmollison424@gmail.com
Fun Fact: I almost went to college for Art because I secretly love to draw people and landscapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Anna Munaco
Joined CHEPS: Summer 2015
Left CHEPS: Summer 2017
Current Employer: University of Michigan
Job Title: Medical Student
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Primary care, healthcare costs
Email: munacoa@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I’m a huge Detroit Lions fan – this year could be our year!

 

 

 

 

 


Sanjeev Muralidharan
Joined CHEPS: 2013
Left CHEPS: 2014
Current Employer: Delta Air Lines
Job Title: Network Planner
City: Atlanta, GA
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Airlines, Route Planning, Optimization, Travel, Indian Classical Music
Email: sanjeevm2003@gmail.com
Fun Fact: I knew in 6th grade that I wanted to work at an airline. Also I can’t roll my r’s 🙂

 

 

 

 

 


Rama Mwenesi
Joined CHEPS: 2013
Left CHEPS: 2015
Current Employer: Michigan Medicine
Job Title: PhD Student
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Continuous Quality Improvement, Learning Health Systems
Email: rmwenesi@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I am a registered dessert taster and specialize in puddings. Rice puddings to be precise.

 

 

 

 

 


Billy Pozehl
Joined CHEPS: January 2013
Left CHEPS: He could not bear to leave us.
Current Employer: CHEPS
Job Title: Research Area Specialist Associate
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Provider scheduling, process improvement
Email: pozewil@umich.edu
Fun Fact: In my free time, you can find me either walking my puppy, attending Michigan sporting events, or hanging with friends at Good Time Charley’s!

Spyros Potiris
Joined CHEPS: 2012
Left CHEPS: 2013
Current Employer: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Job Title: Program Manager, Epic Operations
City: Boston, MA
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Health Care Management, Hospital Operations, Process Improvement
Email: spotiris@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I was in the first class of HEPS Masters students!

Matt Rouhana
Joined CHEPS: May 2014
Left CHEPS: April 2016
Current Employer: ArborMetrix, Inc.
Job Title: Product Analyst
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Data integration and analytics, process improvement
Email: mrouhana@umich.edu
Fun Fact: Matt is often confused with Mark Grum.

Nina Scheinberg
Joined CHEPS: May 2014
Left CHEPS: May 2016
Current Employer: Greenhills School
Job Title: 6th Grade Math Teacher
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Areas of Expertise/Interest: While I was at CHEPS: Healthcare process improvement. These days: Student scheduling, teaching math
Email: scheinni@umich.edu
Fun Fact: I currently teach at my old middle/high school alongside many of my former teachers. It’s awesome, but I still struggle to call them by their first names…

Eli Sherman
Joined CHEPS: May 2015
Left CHEPS: May 2016
Current Employer: Johns Hopkins Computer Science
Job Title: Doctoral Student
City: Baltimore, MD
Social Media: LinkedIn / Website
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Causal Inference, Graphical Models, Machine Learning
Email: esherm95@gmail.com
Fun Fact: My 15 minutes: while an undergrad, I was the voice of UM Baseball on WCBN 88.3 FM.

Emily Snitchler
Joined CHEPS: January 2016
Left CHEPS: April 2017
Current Employer: Sparrow Health System
Job Title: IT Application Analyst
City: East Lansing, MI
Social Media: LinkedIn
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Epic-certified in OpTime and Anesthesia applications
Email: emsnitch@gmail.com
Fun Fact: I recently adopted my dog Scout, whom I found while volunteering at Capital Area Humane Society.

Luke Stumpos
Joined CHEPS: January 2015
Left CHEPS: December 2015
Current Employer: Improvement Path Systems
Job Title: Analyst
City: Rochester, MI
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Process Improvement, Patient Safety
Email: luke.stumpos@gmail.com
Fun Fact: I live in Japan sometimes.

Brooke Szymanski
Joined CHEPS: 2014, 2017
Left CHEPS: 2015, 2017
Current Employer: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital- Michigan Medicine
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Areas of Expertise/Interest: Pediatric nursing, Nursing quality improvement and leadership
Email: bmiszy@umich.edu
Fun Fact: My favorite place to vacation is Bermuda.