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Dr. Elizabeth Gentry

University of Louisville

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University of Louisville
United States
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Elizabeth Gentry, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management Online Program at the University of Louisville.  She also consults for CHRISTUS Health as an industrial engineer working on healthcare process improvement, as well as a six sigma black belt consultant for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.  Her research emphasis lies in decision analysis, healthcare process improvement, and engineering education. She was awarded a B.S., M.Eng, and Ph.D. all in industrial engineering, from the University of Louisville, J.B. Speed School of Engineering. Her doctoral work focused on the decision analysis area of problem structuring where she created a hybrid decision-making method for generating quality objectives. Dr. Gentry is a member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, Society for Health Systems, and Alpha Pi Mu. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Health Systems and Board of Directors for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Young Professionals.