Publications

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

1. Alvarado, M., Cotton, T., Ntaimo, L., Pérez, E., and Carpentier, W. “Modeling and simulation of oncology clinic operations in discrete event system specification.” SIMULATION (2017). DOI: 10.1177/0037549717708246. [PDF]
2. Alvarado, M., Foster, M., Gonzalez, P., Ortega, P., Kum, H., and Lawley, M. “Barriers to implementation of remote health technologies for diabetes care: a systematic review.” J Med Internet Res 2017;19(2):e28. [PDF]
3. Alvarado, M. and Ntaimo, L. “Chemotherapy appointment scheduling under uncertainty using mean-risk stochastic integer programming”. Sept. 2016. Health Care Management Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10729-016-9380-4. [PDF]
4. Alvarado, M., Ntaimo, L., Banerjee, B., and Kianfar, K. “Reducing pediatric medication errors: A survey and taxonomy.” IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 2.2 (2012): 142-155. [PDF]

Submitted To Refereed Journals

1. Ntaimo, L., Alvarado, M., and Lulli, G. “Fenchel disjunctive decomposition for mean-risk stochastic mixed-integer programs.” (Mar. 2015). Submitted to Journal of Global Optimization, in revision for 3rd review.
2. Khatami, M., Alvarado, M., Kong, N., Parikh, P., and Lawley, M. “Optimal inpatient discharge planning under uncertainty.” Submitted to MSOM, under 1st review.

Manuscripts In Preparation

1. Ejaz, I., Alvarado, M., Gautam, N., Gebraeel, N., and Lawley, M. “Analysis of a queueing system with a single-degrading server.” Target journal: IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering.
2. Alvarado, M., Zhang, Y., and Lawley, M. “Hospital readmission reduction strategies using a penalty-incentive model.” Target journal: IIE Transactions.
3. Alvarado, M. and Ntaimo, L. “Integrated simulation and optimization for oncology clinic operations.” Target journal: IIE Transactions.

Conference Proceedings

1. Alvarado, M., Li, Y., and Lawley, M. “Healthcare simulation tutorial: methods, challenges, and opportunities.” Winter Simulation Conference 2016, to appear. [PDF]
2. Alvarado, M., Zhang, Y., and Lawley, M. “Hospital readmission reduction strategies using a penalty-incentive model.” In Proceedings of the 2016 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Anaheim, CA. May 21-24, 2016. Paper no. 1596: 1-6. [PDF]
3. Igbinoba, O., Ly, M., Alvarado, M., Avnet, M., and Lawley, M. “Enablers and barriers to remote health technologies: a stakeholder analysis.” In Proceedings of the 2016 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Anaheim, CA. May 21-24, 2016. Paper no. 1425: 1-6. [PDF]
4. Ly, M., Igbinoba, O., Alvarado, M., Avnet, M., and Lawley, M. “Socio-technical challenges to the adoptions of remote technologies in healthcare.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Systems Engineering Research, Huntsville, AL. Mar. 22-24, 2016. Pages 1-9. [PDF]
5. Alvarado, M., Cotton, T., and Ntaimo, L. “A simulation and optimization approach to scheduling chemotherapy appointments.” In Proceedings of the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference, Orlando, FL. Dec. 1-5, 2013. Paper no. 13029: 1-11. [PDF]


Michelle Alvarado, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
University of Florida

474 Weil Hall
P.O. Box 116595
Gainesville, FL 32611-6595
Office: 352-294-7731