Faculty Profile

Amy  Cohn, PhD

Amy Cohn, PhD

  • Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health
  • Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
  • Associate Director, Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety
  • 2885 IOE Building
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2117

  • PhD, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
  • AB, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1991

Patient access, scheduling of healthcare providers, resource allocation in healthcare settings.

  • Richardson, D., S. Guikema, and A. Cohn. “Predicting Patient Treatment Deferrals at an Outpatient Chemotherapy Infusion Center: A Statistical Approach.” Journal of Clinical Oncology Clinical Cancer Informatics 1, 1-8, 2017.
  • TK. Runaas, L., Hoodin, F., Munaco, A.*, Fauer, A.*, Sankaran, R., Churay, T., Mohammed, S., Seyedsalehi, S., Chappell, G., Carlozzi, C., Fetters, M., Kentor, R., McDiarmid, L., Brookshire, K., Warfield, C., Byrd, M., Kaziunas, S., Maher, M., Magenau, J., An, L., Cohn, A., Hanauer, D., and Choi, S. “Novel Health IT Tool Ue by Adult Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Longitudinal Quantitative and Qualitative Patient Reported Outcomes.” To appear in American Society of Clinical Oncology.
  • Patel, N.Scavone, C., Musser, J., Niziol, L, Rao, A.Olin, E., Cohn, A., Kamat, S., Shah, M., and Newman-Casey, P. “Lean Evaluation of Glaucoma Clinic Wait Times to Inform the Development of an Educational Intervention.” Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 58(8): 5048-5048, 2017.
  • Musser, J., Shee, A., Zhang, L., Niziol, L., Rao, A., Burke, D., Patel, N., Kamat, S., Shah, M., Gendler, S., Cohn, A., and Newman-Casey, P. “Designing a Portable Automated System for Continuously Measuring Patient Wait Times, a Quality Improvement Approach to Improving Glaucoma Care.” Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 58(8): 5045-5045, 2017.
  • Lemay, B., A. Cohn, M. Epelman, and S. Gorga. “New Methods for Resolving Conflicting Requests with Examples from Medical Residency Scheduling.” To appear in Production and Operations Management.
  • Runaas, L., D. Hanauer, M. Maer, E. Bischoff, A. Fauer*, T. Hoang, A. Munaco*, R. Sankaran, R. Gupta, S. Seyedsalehi, A. Cohn, L. An, M. Tewari, and S. Choi. “BMT Roadmap: A User-Centered Design Health Information Technology Tool to Promote Patient-Centered Care in Pediatric HCT.” Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 23 (5): 813 – 819, 2017.
  • Grenda, T., T. Ballard, A. Obi, W. Pozehl, F. Seagull, R. Chen, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, and R. Reddy. “Computer Modeling to Evaluate the Impact of Technology Changes on Resident Procedural Volume.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 8(5): 713 – 718, December 2016.
  • Castaing, J., A. Cohn, and B. Denton. “A Stochastic Programming Approach to Reduce Patient Wait Times and Overtime in an Outpatient Infusion Center.” To appear in IIE Transactions on Healthcare.
  • Obi, A., J. ChungR. Chen*W. LinS. SunW. Pozehl*, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, F. Seagull, and R. Reddy. “Achieving Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hours compliance within advanced surgical training: a simulation-based feasibility assessment.” The American Journal of Surgery 210 (5): 947 – 950, 2015.
  • Thomas, T., R. Reddy, T. Ballard, W. Pozehl, A. Cohn, and P. Ehrlich. “ACGME Case Requirements for General Surgeons in Pediatric Surgery: Evaluation of Current Operative Volume on Resident Completion of Index Cases.” Journal of the American College of Surgeons 221 (4): S48, 2015.
  • Ballard, T., T. Grenda, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, F. Seagull, and R. Reddy. “Innovative Scheduling Solutions for Graduate Medical Education.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 7 (2): pp. 169 – 170, 2015.
  • Perelstein, E.A. Rose*, Y. Hong, A. Cohn, and M. Long. “Automation Improves Schedule and Increases Scheduling Efficiency for Residents.” Journal of Graduate Medical Education 8 (1): 45 – 49, 2015.
  • J. Chung, A. Obi, R. Chen*, W. LinS. Sun*, Z. Chen*, Z. Chen*, A. GulatiX. Xu*, W. Pozehl, F. Seagull, A. Cohn, M. Daskin, and R. Reddy. “Estimating Minimum Program Volume Needed to Train Surgeons: When 4x15 Really Equals 90.” Journal of Surgical Education 72 (1): pp. 61 – 67, 2015.