"From Non-Wearable Sensors to Advancing Telehealth Care Delivery: An Operations Engineering Approach"

Harriet B. Nembhard, PhD
Eric R. Smith professor of engineering
Head of the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME)
Oregon State University

Harriet's research employs methods of statistics and operations research to improve complex systems and has led to numerous advances including the development of visualization methods for communicating healthcare data, a patented manufacturing process for small-scale medical devices, simulation models for assessing emergency department performance, modeling patient adherence to treatment, and tools for quantifying research translation.