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University Seminars

Huh T. "Optimal screening strategies of patients on the kidney transplant waitlist."
• Wilfrid Laurier University, School of Business and Economics, 2013

Sauré A. “Advance patient scheduling: The radiation therapy case.”
• University of Chile, School of Economics and Business, 2012.

Shechter S. “Optimal screening strategies of patients on the kidney transplant waitlist.” 
• Northwestern University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, 2012.
• University of Texas, McCombs School of Business, 2012.

Shechter S. “Optimizing testing and preparation guidelines for dialysis.” 
• Northwestern University, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, 2011. 
• Simon Fraser University, Modelling of Complex Social Systems Symposium, 2011.

Shechter S. “Optimal search in minimally invasive surgery."
• Cornell University, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, 2010.
• University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business, 2010.
• University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2010.

Skandari R. "Optimal timing of arteriovenous fistula referral in chronic kidney disease."
• University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business, 2013.
• University of British Columbia, Division of Nephrology Grand Rounds, 2011.



Conference Presentations

Ding Y. Appointment Scheduling with Follow-up Visits. CORS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2013

Ding Y. The Donor-Dependent Scoring Scheme: Shaping the Allocation of Cadaver Kidneys in the New Era. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, 2012.

Sauré A. A simulation-based approach for dynamic multi-priority patient scheduling. CORS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 2013.

Sauré A. Approximate dynamic programming methods for advance patient scheduling. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, 2011.

Sauré A. Dynamic multi-appointment patient scheduling for radiation therapy. INFORMS Healthcare Meeting, Montreal, 2011.

Sauré A. Radiation therapy appointment scheduling. POMS Annual Conference, Vancouver, 2010. 

Shechter S. Optimal screening strategies of patients on the kidney transplant waitlist. Production and Operations Management Society Conference, Chicago, 2012.

Shechter S. How industrial engineering can help improve health care management. National Industrial Engineering Student Conference, University of Piura, Peru, 2012. (plenary speaker)

Skandari M.R. Optimal policies for arteriovenous fistula creation for patients on hemodialysis. INFORMS Healthcare Conference, Chicago 2013. 

Skandari M.R. Optimal policies for arteriovenous fistula creation for patients on hemodialysis. Canadian Operational Research Society, Vancouver, 2013.

Skandari M.R. The optimal time to prepare a fistula for hemodialysis patients. The 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Phoenix, 2012.

Skandari M.R. Dynamic timing of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, 2012. 

Skandari M.R. Patient testings and treatment strategies in the presence of preparation lead times. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, 2011.