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Current Members

Lab Advisers:
Project Assistants (PAs):


  





























Madeline Ford
Year in School: MS Student

Graduation Date: May 2018

Reason for joining the lab: I wanted a way to combine engineering and my passion to provide a better healthcare system. The lab is a great way to really experience healthcare and make a lasting difference in the Madison community. 

Lab Projects: Pediatric to Adult Care Transition (current), Add/Cancel Clinic Scheduling, PT/OT improvement project, Avoidable Days Reduction, MRI Add-On Scheduling Improvement 


John Sandgren


Year in School: MS Student

Graduation Date: May 2018

Reason for joining the lab: I have always been fascinated with the healthcare system and wanted to learn more about how it works.  The QSI Lab also provided me with an opportunity to use the tools I learn in the classroom to increase the quality of patient care, which is a very practical way to see the effect of my work.

Lab Projects: Neurosurgery OR Traffic Study (current), Durable Medical Equipment Standardization, Therapy Request and Evaluation Project.




Bridget Roehrs

Year in School: MS Student


Graduation Date: May 2018


Reason for joining the lab: I've always had a passion for health care and love my engineering classes. QSI is a great way to combine these two things and work toward a better healthcare experience.


Projects: Pain Management Documentation (current), MRI Lean Visit Types, Bed-pump Distribution 







Lauren Kuzminski

 

Year in School: MS Student 


Graduation Date: May 2018


Reason for joining the lab: Want to gain valuable experience using IE in health care.


Projects: Cancer Clinic Start Times, MRI Lean Visit Types










Kelsey Connors


Year in School: Senior


Graduation Date: December 2017


Reason for joining the lab: I've always believed healthcare has an important impact on people's lives and I am interested in how I can apply my industrial engineering background to make a positive impact on the field. 


Projects: 5S Supply and Store Room Cost Reduction Project (current), Add/Cancel Clinic and Day Surgery Scheduling, Patient Relations







Adam Schmidt


Year in School: Senior


Graduation Date: May 2018


Reason for joining the lab: I wanted to learn more about the healthcare field and how industrial engineering principles can be applied, hopefully helping someone in the process.


Projects: Cancer Clinic Start Times (current), Durable Medical Equipment Standardization




Rachel Zenker


Year in School: Senior


Graduation Date: May 2018


Reason for joining the lab: Healthcare is an ever changing industry and I want to be a part of that change. 


Projects: Neurosurgery OR Traffic Study (current), Durable Medical Equipment Standardization







Allison Drees


Year in School: Junior


Graduation Date: May 2019


Reasons for joining the lab: This lab gives me an opportunity to use my engineering skills to create a positive impact on people's lives. 


Fun Fact: I recently studied abroad in Cuba 


Project: Pediatric to Adult Care Transition (current)