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Due Date Extension: Sanjay and Panna Mehrotra Research Excellence Award

  • 1.  Due Date Extension: Sanjay and Panna Mehrotra Research Excellence Award

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    The due date for the Sanjay and Panna Mehrotra Research Excellence Award is now extended to August 15, 2021.

    This award is directed toward assistant/associate professors (tenure-track, tenured, or non-tenure) and recognizes significant contributions to the practice of health applications through OR/MS modeling and methodologies.  It is named after Professor Sanjay Mehrotra and his wife Panna, in recognition of Professor Mehrotra's contributions and dedication to translating OR/MS modeling and methodology research to practice, thereby improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare systems.

    A complete application must consist of the following documents submitted in a single PDF file:<o:p></o:p>

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    1. A curriculum vitae of the applicant, which must include the applicant's complete educational and professional history with degree dates, and the applicant's entire research portfolio on health applications.<o:p></o:p>
    2. A 3-4 page statement (excluding the references cited in the document) in English that summarizes the applicant's use of OR/MS models and methodologies to address significant problems that arise in health systems, the developed solutions, the effort conducted for translating research results to practice, and the impact on practice (demonstrated through measurable health-related outcomes).<o:p></o:p>
    3. Two letters from practitioners that detail the significance of the problems studied by the applicant and the practical impact of the applicant's research.<o:p></o:p>
    4. Up to four manuscripts (published or under review) written by the applicant.<o:p></o:p>
    5. A one-page statement describing the future research goals of the applicant in health applications.<o:p></o:p>
    6. Written commitment, if selected as a finalist, to make a high quality, 30-minute presentation for the Sanjay and Panna Mehrotra Research Excellence Award session organized by the HAS at the 2021 INFORMS annual meeting.<o:p></o:p>
    Application materials are due August 15, 2021, should be submitted via email to MehrotraAward2021@gmail.com.

    Important information regarding the award criteria, eligibility, and judging can be found in the attached document.

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    Julia Higle
    Professor and Chair
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles CA
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