JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Dhamodharan A., Proano R.A., Determining the optimal vaccine vial size in developing countries: A Monte Carlo simulation approach, Healthcare Management Science (2012), 15:188-196, doi: 10.1007/s10729-012-9200-4
  • Proano R.A., Jacobson S.H., Zhang W., Making combination vaccines more accessible to low-income countries: The antigen bundle pricing problem., Omega (2012), 40(1): 53-64. doi:10.1016/j.omega.2011.03.006 
  • Proano R.A., Jacobson S.H., Jokela J., Response to "Modeling the national pediatric vaccine stockpile: Supply shortages, health impacts and cost consequences", Vaccine (2011), 29(4):615.
  • Proano R.A., Jacobson S.H., Jokela J. A multi-attribute approach for setting pediatric vaccine stockpile levels, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (2010), 6(4):709-727.
  • Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C., Proano R.A. Analysis of the pediatric vaccine supply shortage problem, Health Care Management Science (2006) 9: 371-389.
  • Jacobson S.H., Sewell E.C., Proano R.A., Jokela J., Stockpile levels for Pediatric Vaccines: How much is enough?, Vaccine (2006) 24: 3530-3537.
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (PEER REVIEWED)
  • Schmoke T., Proano R.A., Mitigating subjectivity in multi-attribute group-decision making problems, Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, San Juan, (2013)
  • Tolentino M., Proano, R.A., Kuhl M., Optimization of inpatient hemodialysis scheduling considering efficiency and treatment delays, Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, San Juan, 2013 (Best Paper Award, Healthcare Systems Track)
  • Lehrman M.T., Alm C.O., Proano R.A., Detecting distressed and non-distressed affect states in short forum text, Proceedings of the 2012 Workshop on Language in Social Media (LSM 2012), Montreal, Canada, (2012)
  • Cignarale C., Proano R.A., Kuhl M., Optimizing patient-to-bed assignments under isolation requirements, Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, (2012)
  • Dhamodharan A., Proano R.A., Kumar S., A stochastic approach to determine the optimal vaccine vial size, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, (2011).
  • Kotagiri R., Proano R.A., Khul M., Vaccine vendor managed inventory: The effect of using birth forecast, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, (2011)
  • Pommier M., Proano R.A., Dynamic pricing strategy to optimally allocate vaccines, Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference , Reno, NV, (2011).
WORK IN PROGRESS
  • Zhang W., Proano R.A., Determining the least expensive yet most effective vaccine subsidy.
  • Dhamodharan A., Proano R.A., An MIP approach for determining the optimal vaccine vial size (under review for publication)
  • Kotagiri R., Proano R.A.,Reducing vaccine excessive stockpiles at the VFC providers.  
  • Pommier M., Proano R.A., Using revenue management to provide vaccine preferential access to most vulnerable cohorts.
MONOGRAPHS
  • Proano R.A., Strengthening the Sustainability of the Pediatric Vaccine Supply Using Operations Research Methods. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2008).
  • Proano R.A., Models and Algorithms for Schedule Optimization of Marketing Trade Promotions, M.S. thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS, INVITED TALKS, AND POSTERS

  • Making vaccines more affordable and profitable, IE Graduate Seminar University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, December 2013
  • Reducing a wasteful shuffle of patients: An optimization based approach to hospital bed assignments, LMI Speaker Series, Washington, October 2013
  • Generating better inpatient dialysis schedules, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 2013
  • Vaccine prioritization: A multi-attribute group decision making problem with heterogenous information, INFORMS Healthcare, Chicago, July 2013
  • Uso de optimización para facilitar la hospitalización de pacientes bajo restricciones de aislamiento, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador, August 2012.
  • Are you ready to rumble?: The IE role in the healthcare industry, IIE Northest regional conference, March 2012
  • Vaccines: Challenges and opportunities for operations researchers, Research Symposium on Health and Medical Systems, University at Buffalo, March 2012.
  • Using mathematical modeling to make combination vaccines more affordable and profitable, Phacilitate Vaccine Forum 2012, Washington D.C., January 2012.
  • Invited panelist to "Overcoming the hurdles inherent in transitioning vaccines into the developing world", Phacilitate Vaccine Forum 2012, Washington D.C., January 2012.
  • Determining the best vaccine vial size: A stochastic approach., Charlotte, NC, November 2011.
  • Determining the optimal vaccine subsidy: An OR approach., INFORMS Healthcare, Montreal, Canada, June 2011.
  • Institute of Medicine Committee on Identifying and Prioritizing New Preventive Vaccines for Development, National Academy of Engineering, Invited panelists, Washington D.C., May 2011.
  • An OR based price discrimination approach to improve vaccine access, Department of Industrial Engineering Seminar Series, University of Buffalo, NY, USA, January, 2011.
  • Optimal scheduling of dialysis procedures, INFORMS, Austin, TX, USA, November 2010.
  • Making combination vaccines affordable: Determining the optimal subsidy, INFORMS, Austin, TX, USA, November 2010.
  • Spreading the cure: Making combination vaccines more affordable to low-income countries, UNU Midday Forum Program, United Nations Head Quarters, NY, USA, October 2010.
  • Making combination vaccines more accessible to low-income countries, ALIO-INFORMS, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2010.
  • Setting pediatric vaccine stockpiles using a multi-attribute approach, ALIO-INFORMS, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 2010.
  • Making combination vaccines more affordable for low-income countries (Poster),  Thirteen Annual Conference on Vaccine Research, National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD, USA, April 2010.
  • Vaccine vial size optimization for immunization campaigns (Poster), 2010 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA, March 2010.
  • Making combination vaccines more affordable for low-income countries (Poster), 2010 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA, March 2010.
  • Pricing combination vaccines, INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 2009.
  • Antigen bundling pricing (Poster), National Immunization Conference, Dallas, TX, USA, March 2009.
  • Antigen bundling pricing, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, October 2008.
  • Antigen bundling pricing, RIT ISE Graduate Seminar, Rochester, NY., USA, September 2008.
  • Setting pediatric vaccine stockpiles using decision analysis, INFORMS MSOM, (presented by Sheldon H. Jacobson), University of Maryland, MD, June 2008.
  • Frontiers International Health Panel, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA, April 2008.
  • Analysis of the pediatric vaccine supply shortage problem, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, November 2007.
  • Analysis of the ancillary supply waste incurred during the response mass immunization to the influenza pandemic (Poster), National Immunization Conference, (presented by Sheldon H. Jacobson), Atlanta, Georgia, March 2008.
  • Defining pediatric vaccine stockpiles: a multi-attribute approach, Harvey Mudd College, Conference on Public Sector Operations Research, Claremont, CA, USA September 2007.
  • Análisis del problema del desabastecimiento de vacunas pediátricas en los E.E.U.U., Congreso Latinoamericano de Estudiantes de Ingeniería Industrial (CLEIN), Quito, Ecuador, November 2006.
  • An analysis of the pediatric vaccine supply shortage problem, INFORMS MSOM, (presented by Sheldon H. Jacobson), Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, June 2006.
  • Optimization of large trade promotional schedules, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador, May 2002.

PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS

  • Teaching Effectiveness Workshop, INFORMS, Austin, TX, November 2010.
  • Center for sustainable engineering workshop, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, July 2009.
  • Material handling teachers institute, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA, June 2009.
  • New faculty colloquium, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Miami, FL, USA, June 2009.
  • Doctoral consortium meeting on international operations management, Purdue University, CIBER, West Lafayette, IN. USA, October 2007.
  • Operations research in healthcare, ORC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA May 2007.
  • Invited plenary at the Congreso latinoamericano de estudiantes de ingeniería industrial y afines, CLEIN, Quito, Ecuador, November 2006.
  • Research agenda for healthcare systems engineering, NSF, Washington D.C., USA, June 2006.




 

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