Speaking

January 2017 – Panelist, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Iselin, NJ
Topic: “Healthcare & hospital executives discuss their supply chains.”

November 2016 – Speaker and Panelist, Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Austin, TX
Topic: Invited by Joy Field to serve on a Panel discussing “Value Co-creation in Healthcare Services.”

November 2016 – Invited speaker, Rutgers Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network, Piscataway, NJ
Topic: Presented “Operational innovations in acute care delivery” at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

November, 2016 – Organizer and Panel Moderator, American College of Healthcare Executives NJ Chapter, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: “Managing your clinical supply chain.”

September, 2016 – Invited lecturer, PhD Special Topics Seminar, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Topic: Presented “Non-linearity in Research.”

April 2016 – Selected speaker, Rutgers Chancellor/Provost Research Day 2016, Newark, NJ
Topic: Presented “Supply Chain Management: A means of improving coordination in healthcare delivery.”

April 2016 – Speaker, RWJ Barnabas Newark Beth Israel Hospital – Lean Six Sigma Group. Newark.
Topic: Presented: “Lean – Improving coordination in healthcare delivery.”

April 2016 – Invited speaker, Rutgers Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network, Piscataway, NJ
Topic: Presented “”Delivering patient-centered innovations in acute care hospital operations” at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

November 2015 – Invited speaker, Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition, Somerset, NJ
*** The second largest conference and exposition for laboratory science in the U.S.
Topic: Presented “Leading innovation: Getting everyone on the same page!”

May 2015 – Organizer and Moderator, Production Operations Management Society Annual Conference Practice Leaders Semi-Plenary Relevance Session, Washington D.C.
Organized and moderated a semi-plenary panel at POMS with policy experts from the American Hospital Association. Topic: “Hospital Payment Trends and Alignment with Quality Care.”

May 2015 – Invited lecturer, Decision Sciences Lecture Series – LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Topic: Presented “Understanding and improving healthcare delivery.”

May 2015 – Speaker, Brandywine Valley APICS chapter, Wilmington, Delaware
Topic: Presented “Coordinating Health Care Delivery – A supply chain approach.”

February 2015 – Speaker, Rutgers Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the Study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues Speaker Series, Newark, NJ
Topic: Presented “Applying Supply Chain Management Concepts to Improve Healthcare Delivery.”

November 2014 – Speaker, Rutgers Lerner Center for the Study of Pharmaceutical Management Advisory Board, Newark, NJ
Topic: Presented “The operational effects of physician-hospital relationships” to the advisory board.

November 2014 – Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management and Global Health! Newark, NJ
Co-organizer and panel member with Professor Eastman. Topic: “Improving Healthcare Supply Chain Performance.”

September 2014 – Speaker, 3rd Annual Supply Chain Summit
Organized by Delaware Bio, Pennsylvania Bio, and BioNJ-APICS, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Panel member and speaker on “Managing risk: What is your appetite for risk?” Promoted Rutgers SCMMS Supply Chain Risk and Disruption course and the online MS-SCM program.

April 2014 – Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management and Global Health! Newark, NJ
Co-organizer and panel moderator with Professors Eastman and Rogers. Topic: “Diagnosing Healthcare Supply Chain Challenges.”

January 2014 – Speaker, Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management, New Brunswick, NJ
Topic: Presented “Coordinating the healthcare delivery supply chain” to the advisory board.

September 2013 – Panel Organizer and Moderator, Sixth Global Supply Chain Conference in Detroit, MI
Topic: Achieving Supply Chain Success through Physician Involvement. Endorsed for continuing education credit by the American College of Healthcare Executives.

October 2012 – Invited Panelist (speaker), 10th Annual International Symposium on Supply Chain Management by the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) in Toronto, Canada
Presented “Looking Forward: The Future of Supply Chain Research – Healthcare SCM.”

September 2011 – Speaker, Eastern Michigan University College of Business Research Presentation
Presented “Examining IT Use and Coordination Mechanisms in the Healthcare Delivery Supply Chain.”

May 2011 – Commencement Speaker, College of Business and Innovation, University of Toledo
Delivered the keynote address at UT’s College of Business and Innovation Commencement Convocation.

March 2011 – Speaker, APICS Detroit Chapter
Presented “Bedside SCM and IT for improved performance.” Learn more at: http://www.apicsdet.org

January 2011 – Keynote Speaker, University of Toledo Executive MBA Commencement
Delivered the keynote address at UT’s EMBA Commencement Ceremony.

January 2011 – Keynote Speaker, Institute for Supply Management Southeast Michigan
Presented “Supply Chain IT meets Healthcare Delivery – Using RFID Technology to Improve Patient Care, Costs, and Resource Management.” Learn more at: http://www.ism-sem.org/cat/Calendar+of+Events-2.html?203

November 2010 – Speaker, Eastern Michigan University College of Business Brown Bag Research Forum
Presented “Coordination mechanisms and antecedents of supply chain integration in healthcare delivery.”

October 2010 – Invited Speaker, Eastern Michigan University APICS Chapter
Presented “Integrating the healthcare delivery supply chain – Careers in healthcare operations, SCM, and IT.”

April 2010 – Panel Moderator, Midwest Decision Sciences Institute 41st Annual Meeting
Organized and Moderated a panel titled “Healthcare Process Improvement and IT Expert Panel.”

March 2010 – Invited Panelist & Speaker, APICS Detroit Chapter
Presented “RFID use in Healthcare: Experiences from UTMC and beyond.” Also served on an invited panel to discuss the “Application of Operations Management Principles to Improve Health Care Delivery and Reduce Costs.”

February 2009 – Guest Speaker, UT Supply Chain Advisory Board
Presented “A practitioner’s perspective on PhD studies at UT.”

March 2007 – MBA Student Association Speaker
Presented to a group of UT MBA students on the topic “career selection and development.”

January 2006 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Presented as a motivational speaker to AKPsi, The Professional Business Fraternity during Rush Week.

September 2005 – 2005 Employers’ Association Employee Benefits Forum Lead Presenter
Served as Lead Presenter (and emcee) of the EA’s Employee Benefits Forum. The day long seminar was attended by local employers ranging in size from 25 to 700 employees and focused on concepts including strategic benefits planning, understanding underwriting and renewals, plan design modeling, the role of health (lifestyle) management, and employee communications planning and implementation.

September 2005 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Presented as a motivational speaker to AKPsi, The Professional Business Fraternity during Rush Week.

April 2005 – Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Commencement Speaker
Addressed graduates as the keynote speaker for Beta Gamma Sigma’s commencement reception at the invitation of the Dean.

January 2005 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Team Presented, “Reaching Your Summit; Six Simple Steps.”

November 2003 – COBAA Career Conference–You’re 60 Minutes Away From Your
Career
Organized and facilitated a career conference attended by students at the University of Toledo focused on recent alumni success stories and shared learnings. The event was well attended and supported by the Dean.

March 2003 – AKPsi Annual Career Workshop Opening Speaker
Presented as opening speaker of the Spring 2003 Career Conference & Workshop on the topic of “Communicating Effectively During an Interview.”

September, 2002 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Presented as a motivational speaker to AKPsi, The Professional Business Fraternity, on the topic of “Personal Leadership; The Key to Personal & Professional Development.”

March, 2002 – The Entrepreneurship and Family Business Association & AKPsi Annual Career Workshop Closing Speaker
Team Presented, “Career Development (Evolution): It’s The Journey, Not The Destination.”

January, 2002 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Presented as a motivational speaker to AKPsi, The Professional Business Fraternity, on the topic of “Lessons Learned – Keys for Personal and Professional Effectiveness.”

November, 2001 – Society for Human Resources Management Speaker
Presented my “Career Search Survival Guide – A 12 Point Program,” to members of this Human
Resources Group.

October, 2001 – Professional Association of Healthcare Office Managers (PAHCOM)
Annual Meeting Speaker
Presented the topic of Strategic Planning & Marketing in Physician Practices to an audience of
healthcare managers.

March, 2001 – The Entrepreneurship and Family Business Association & AKPsi Annual Career Workshop Keynote Speaker
Presented my “Career Search Survival Guide – A 12 Point Program,” as the Keynote Speaker of a Daylong seminar.

February, 2001 – Associates for Crime Prevention Speaker
Presented the topic of “Life on the Professional Bowlers Association Tour.”

January, 2001 – Alpha Kappa Psi Speaker
Presented as a motivational speaker to AKPsi, The Professional Business Fraternity, on the topic of “Lessons Learned – Keys for Personal and Professional Effectiveness.”

November, 2000 – Mercy Health Partners Fall Symposium Speaker
Presented the topic of Strategic Planning & Marketing in Physician Practices to an audience of
Healthcare managers and professionals.

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