Healthcare Systems Engineering
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Thursday, October 18, 2018


Learn more about the 30 credit Healthcare Systems Engineering program and hear current student's perspectives. 

Also, alumnus, Dr. Matthew Christman,  calls in to share how his M'Eng in HSE enhanced his medical practice.


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ms Polly Mitchell-Guthrie
University of North Carolina Health Care System

Polly is the Director of Analytical Consulting Services within Enterprise Analytics and Data Sciences at the University of North Carolina Health Care System. Previously she was Senior Manager of the Advanced Analytics Customer Liaison Group in SAS’ Research and Development Division, where her team served as a bridge between R&D and external customers and internal SAS divisions. Before that she was Director of the SAS Global Academic Program, leading SAS’ outreach to colleges and universities worldwide to incorporate SAS into their teaching. Polly began her career at SAS in Strategic Investments and later served in Alliances, after working in the nonprofit sector in philanthropy and social services. Within INFORMS, she has served as the Chair and Vice Chair of the Analytics Certification Board and Secretary of the Analytics Society and for many years was on the ad hoc committee planning the Executive Forum. She holds an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Polly will discuss the needs for analytical tools and analytics in improving healthcare delivery.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Join us for an overview of the Masters of Engineering in Healthcare Systems Engineering program.  During the webinar, students will present their experiences and discuss their Capstone projects and how they intend to utilize these skills in their careers.

Healthcare systems engineering webinar
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Join us to learn how a Masters of Engineering in Healthcare Systems Engineering can significantly impact and advance your professional career. During the webinar, program director Ana Alexandrescu and current students and alumni, will present their experiences and discuss:
  • Curriculum
  • Tuition and admission deadlines
  • Online experience
  • Career opportunities
  • Your questions
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tune to hear Director and Professor of Practice, Ana Alexandrescu descibe the Healthcare Systems Engineering program and answer questions from prospective students. 

Current graduate and distance education student Maria Lacayo-Zuniga calls in and offers her perspective on the program and how she manages to work full time and take courses.