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David Zepeda


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Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Information Management; Faculty Associate, Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research


325G Hayden Hall

1 (617) 373-3549
d.zepeda@neu.edu

Education

PhD in Supply Chain and Operations, University of Minnesota
MBA in Operations Management, University of Tulsa
BS in Electrical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Zepeda’s primary research interest is in the area of managing technologies and resources across the health care supply chain with particular emphasis on reducing disparities in the delivery of chronic care.

Awards and Honors

Participant at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) for research interest in anxiety disorders and depression in La Jolla, California (2013).

2nd Place Best Paper Award at the POMS College of Healthcare Operations Management Track (2012).

Richard A. Freund International Scholarship from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) (2011).

Selected Publications

Chiang, W.C., Russell, R., Xiaojing, X., Zepeda, D., 2009. A Simulation/Metaheuristic Approach to Newspaper Production and Distribution Supply Chain Problems. International Journal of Production Economics, 121(2): 752-767.

Russell, R. and Chiang, W.C., Zepeda, D., 2008. Integrating Multi-Product Production and Distribution in Newspaper Logistics. Computers & Operations Research, 35(5): 1576-1588.

Zepeda, D., 2008. Taking the Steps to Translate Technology into a Sustainable Competitive Advantage. Newspapers & Technology, January.

Zepeda, D., 2007. Tracking Your Newspaper’s Operational Capabilities. Newspapers & Technology, November.

Zepeda, D., 2007. Hybrid Sustainability Still Unanswered. Newspapers & Technology, July.

Selected Presentations

Zepeda, D., Sinha, K.K., (Presenter & Author), 2012. Health Care Supply Chain Design for Primary Care: Reducing Disparities in Behavioral Health Care Delivery, presented at the Workshop on Empirical Research in Operations Management, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA.

Zepeda, D., Sinha, K.K., (Presenter & Author), 2012. Health Care Supply Chain Design for Reducing Disparities in the Delivery of Care: Evaluating the Effects of Resource Dependence and IT Leveraging Competence, presented at the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Zepeda, D., Sinha, K.K., (Presenter & Author), 2012. Designing Health Care Supply Chain for Affordable Access to Primary Care: The Role of IT Leveraging Competence, presented at the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Zepeda, D., Sinha, K.K., (Presenter & Author), 2012. Designing Health Care Supply Chain for Specialty Care: IT-Enabled, Evidence Based, and Affordable Mental Health Care, presented at the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Zepeda, D., Sinha, K.K., (Presenter & Author), 2012. Health Care Supply Chain Design for Reducing Disparities in the Delivery of Care: Evaluating the Effects of Resource Dependence and IT Leveraging Competence, presented at Minnesota Health Services Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Industry and Academic Experience

Professor Zepeda has over 10 years of experience in the industrial automation and newspaper industries holding various positions in engineering and management as well as consulting. Through his research, teaching, and industry experience, Professor Zepeda has worked with a variety of companies including: Hennepin County Medical Center, ABB, Maschinenfabrik WIFAG AG, World Publishing Co., Oklahoma Offset Inc., and Dow Jones and Company.

Professional Services

Professor Zepeda is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He has served as a board member for the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).