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Optimizing testing and treatment guidelines for patients with chronic kidney disease

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Sauder School of Business
Associate Professor, Operations and Logistics Division
  • BS, Mathematics (Loyola University Chicago),
  • MS, Operations Research (Georgia Institute of Technology),
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Associate Professor, Operations and Logistics Division

Research Interests

  • Stochastic optimization
  • Simulation
  • Medical Decision Making and Health Care Operations Research

Selected Recent Publications:

  • Sabouri A, Huh WT, Shechter SM. Screening strategies for patients on the kidney transplant waiting list. Operations Research, 65(5): 1131-1146, 2017. Paper
  • Shechter SM, Chandler T, Skandari MR, Zalunardo N. Cost-effectiveness analysis of vascular access referral policies in chronic kidney disease. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 70(3): 368-376, 2017. Paper
  • Skandari R, Shechter SM, Zalunardo N. Optimal vascular access choice for patients on hemodialysis. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, 17(4): 608-619, 2015. Paper
  • Sabouri A, Shechter SM, Huh WT. Inspecting a vital component needed upon emergency. Production and Operations Management, 24(12): 1839-1851, 2015. Paper
  • Shechter SM, Ghassemi F, Gocgun Y, Puterman ML. Trading off quick versus slow actions in optimal search. Operations Research, 63(2): 353-362, 2015. Paper

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