2020 Seminar Series

Mondays at 4:30PM EST, Fall 2020 [Download Fall 2020 Series Flyer]

All seminars will be virtual. For the Zoom link and password and to be added to the weekly e-mail for the series, please submit your e-mail in our RSVP form.

August 31
A Simulation Based Comparison of Point-of-Care Testing and Central Laboratory Testing [Flyer] [Video] [Slides]
Vikrant Vaze, Ph.D.
Dartmouth

September 14
Improving Vaccine Access: Optimizing Storage and Hub Location in a Developing Country [Flyer] [Video] [Slides]
Ekundayo Shittu, Ph.D.
George Washington University

September 21
CHEPS Alums and their Experience Fighting COVID-19 [Flyer] [Video]
Joe East, Maine Medical Center; Pamela Martinez, UCHealth; Bill Zhang, Kaiser Permanente

September 28
Older Adults, Tech Use, and Social Well-Being during COVID-19 and Beyond [Flyer]
Robin Brewer, Ph.D.
University of Michigan

October 5
Public Health Screening: Models, Algorithms, and Policies [Flyer]
Ebru Bish, Ph.D.
University of Alabama

October 12
How Lean Culture is Fighting Against the Coronavirus
Andy Van Sumeren, Director of Operational Excellence
GE Healthcare

October 19
Tracking A Pandemic: An Analytical View of the COVID-19 Progression and Implications For Business Plans to Re-Engage in the Economy
Mark A. Van Sumeren, Managing Director
Health Industry Advisor LLC

October 26
Analyzing the Value of Flexibility and Adaptability in Outpatient Health Center Operations
Jackie Griffin, Ph.D.
Northeastern University

November 2  * this talk will start an hour later than usual at 5:30 PM EST*
Rightsizing Prenatal Care: Tailoring Prenatal Services to Match Patients’ Needs
Alex Peahl, MD, MSc
Michigan Medicine

November 16
Optimal Influenza Vaccine Distribution Considering Equity
Shakiba Enayati, Ph.D.
University of Missouri – St. Louis

November 30
An Industrial Engineering-Based Approach to Designing and Evaluating Healthcare Systems to Improve Veteran Access to Care
Adam VanDeusen, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

December 7
Availability and Utilization of Key Healthcare Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Texas ​
Eduardo Pérez, Ph.D.
Texas State University

This seminar series is presented by the U-M Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety (CHEPS): Our mission is to improve the safety and quality of healthcare delivery through a multi-disciplinary, systems-engineering approach. All seminars will be virtual. For the Zoom link and password and to be added to the weekly e-mail for the series, please submit your e-mail in our RSVP form.

For any additional questions, please contact CHEPSseminar@umich.edu.