INFORMS Open Forum

2023 Pierskalla Award Finalists

  • 1.  2023 Pierskalla Award Finalists

    Posted 09-18-2023 11:25

    Dear INFORMS attendees,

    We are pleased to announce this year's finalists for the Pierskalla competition:

    • Zhaowei She, Turgay Ayer, Bilal Gokpinar, and Danny Hughes. "Strategic Cross Subsidization in Healthcare Capitation Programs: Evidence from Medicare Advantage"
    • Timothy C. Y. Chan, Rafid Mahmood, Deborah L. O'Connor, Debbie Stone, Sharon Unger, Rachel K. Wong, and Ian Yihang Zhu. "Got (Optimal) Milk? Pooling Donations in Human Milk Banks with Machine Learning and Optimization"
    • Jiatao Ding, Michael Freeman, and Sameer Hasija. "Can Predictive Technology Help Improve Acute Care Services? Investigating the Impact of Virtual Triage Adoption"
    • Theodore Papalexopoulos, James Alcorn, Dimitris Bertsimas, Rebecca Goff, Darren Stewart, and Nikolaos Trichakis. "Reshaping National Organ Allocation Policy"

    We invite you to attend their talks at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix in Session SD18, 2:15PM, on Sunday, October 15. The winners will be revealed at the HAS business meeting at 6:30PM on Sunday, October 15.

    Thank you,

    Hrayer Aprahamian

    Pierskalla Committee Chair

    Hrayer Aprahamian
    Assistant Professor
    Texas A&M University
    College Station TX