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Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

  1. Burns, P., Alvarado, M. (2020) “Discrete-Event Simulation for Mohs Micrographic Surgery.” Journal of Simulation, 1-15. DOI: 1080/17477778.2020.1750315.
  2. Magee, E., Karaca, M., Lawrence, A., Escoto, E., and Alvarado, M. (2019) “Machine Learning Applied to Walk-In Demand Prediction for University Counseling Center.” University of Florida Journal of Undergraduate Research, 21(1): 1-11. PDF.
  3. Ejaz, I. , Alvarado, M., Gautam, N., Gebraeel, N., and Lawley, M. (2019) “Analysis of a queueing system with a single-degrading server.” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 16(4), 1750-1762. DOI: 1109/TASE.2019.2893870.
  4. Alvarado, M., Cotton, T. G., Ntaimo, L., Pérez, E., & Carpentier, W. R. (2018). “Modeling and simulation of oncology clinic operations in discrete event system specification.” Simulation94(2), 105-121. ( Editor’s Choice Paper February 2018 )
  5. Alvarado, M., & Ntaimo, L. (2018). “Chemotherapy appointment scheduling under uncertainty using mean-risk stochastic integer programming.” Health care management science21(1), 87-104. DOI: 10.1007/s10729-016-9380-4. ( Awarded 1st Place in 2017 INFORMS MIF Paper Competition )
  6. Alvarado, M., Foster, M., Gonzalez, P., Ortega, P., Kum, H., and Lawley, M. (2017) “Barriers to implementation of remote health technologies for diabetes care: a systematic review.” J Med Internet Res, 19(2):e28.
  7. Alvarado, M., Ntaimo, L., Banerjee, B., and Kianfar, K. (2012) “Reducing pediatric medication errors: A survey and taxonomy.” IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 2(2): 142-155. DOI: 10.1080/19488300.2012.680799.

Submitted To Refereed Journals

  1. Khatami, M., Alvarado, M., Kong, N., Parikh, P., and Lawley, M. “Inpatient discharge planning under uncertainty.” (2020) Submitted to IISE Transactions, under 1st
  2. Alvarado, M., Lahijanian, B., Zhang, Y., and Lawley, M. “Rational Penalty and Incentive Mechanisms for Hospital Readmissions.” (2020) Submitted to IISE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, under 1st
  3. Feng, H., Alvarado, M., and Lawley, M. “Sequential Clinical Scheduling with Stochastic Patient Re-entrant: Case of Mohs Micrographic Surgery”. (2020) Submitted to Production and Operations Management, under 1st
  4. Marcal-Lopes, J., Colon-Morales, C., Alvarado, M., Melo, V.A.C., Batista Paiva, L., Dias, E.M., and Pardalos, P.M. “Optimization Methods for Large-scale Vaccine Supply Chains: A Rapid Review.” (2020) Submitted to Annals of Operations Research, under 1st
  5. Lahijanian, B., and Alvarado, M. “Care Strategies for Reducing Hospital Readmissions using Stochastic Programming.” (2020) Submitted to BMC Health Services, under 1st
  6. Ejaz, I., Alvarado, M., Gautam, N., Gebraeel, N., and Lawley, M. “Condition-Based Maintenance of Queues with Stochastic Service Times and Degrading Servers.” (2020) Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, in 1st review.

Manuscripts In Preparation

  1. Ntaimo, L., Alvarado, M., and Lulli, G. “Fenchel disjunctive decomposition for mean-risk stochastic mixed-integer programs.” (2020).
  2. Alvarado, M. and Ntaimo, L. “Integrated simulation and optimization for oncology clinic operations.” (2020).
  3. Souza, D., Korzenowski, A. and Alvarado, M. “A Systematic Review of Emergency Departments Lean Applications.” Submitted to International Journal of Lean Six Sigma. (2020).
  4. Karaca, M., Alvarado, M., Reisi, M., Pardalos, P., Bihorac, A. “Frequent Pattern Mining from Multivariate Time Series Data: A Case Study of AKI.” (2020).

Conference Proceedings

  1. Feng, H., Alvarado, M. “A Simulation Study of Outpatient Surgery Clinic with Patient Re-entrance.” Proceedings of the 2020 Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, FL, December 13-16, 2020, under review.
  2. Alvarado, M., Basinger, K., Lahijanian, B., Alvarado, D. “Teaching Simulation to Generation Z Engineering Students: Lessons Learned from Flipped Classroom Pilot Study.” Proceedings of the 2020 Winter Simulation Conference, Orlando, FL, December 13-16, 2020, under review.
  3. Alvarado, M., Basinger, K., Alvarado, D., Lahijanian, B., Buzard, B., Karaca, M. “Strategies for Flipped Classroom Video Development: Educating Generation Z Engineering Students.” Proceedings of the 2020 ASEE Annual Conference, Virtual Conference, June 21-25, 2020.
  4. Lahijanian, B., Basinger, K., Karaca, M., Alvarado, D., Buzard, B., and Alvarado, M. “Flipped Classroom Video Engagement for Generation Z Engineering Students.” Proceedings of the 2020 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2020, accepted.
  5. Colon, C., Giang, W., and Alvarado, M. “Effectiveness of Health Enrollment Decision Aids”. Proceedings of the 2020 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2020, accepted.
  6. Lahijanian, B., and Alvarado, M. “A Statistical Analysis of Penalty vs. Incentive Designs for Hospital Readmission”. In Proceedings of the 2019 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Orlando, FL, May 18-21, 2019. Paper no. 627068.
  7. Alvarado, M., Lawley, M., & Li, Y. (2016, December). Healthcare simulation tutorial: methods, challenges, and opportunities. In Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference (pp. 236-247). IEEE Press.
  8. Alvarado, M., Zhang, Y., and Lawley, M. “Hospital readmission reduction strategies using a penalty-incentive model.” In Proceedings of the 2016 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Anaheim, CA. May 21-24, 2016. Paper no. 1596: 1-6.
  9. Igbinoba, O., Ly, M., Alvarado, M., Avnet, M., and Lawley, M. “Enablers and barriers to remote health technologies: a stakeholder analysis.” In Proceedings of the 2016 IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Anaheim, CA. May 21-24, 2016. Paper no. 1425: 1-6.
  10. Ly, M., Igbinoba, O., Alvarado, M., Avnet, M., and Lawley, M. “Socio-technical challenges to the adoptions of remote technologies in healthcare.” In Proceedings of the 2016 Conference on Systems Engineering Research, Huntsville, AL. Mar. 22-24, 2016. Pages 1-9.
  11. Alvarado, M., Cotton, T., and Ntaimo, L. “A simulation and optimization approach to scheduling chemotherapy appointments.” In Proceedings of the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference, Orlando, FL. Dec. 1-5, 2013. Paper no. 13029: 1-11.