Elizabeth Gentry

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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 received her black belt in Six Sigma from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers and teaches yellow, green, and black belt Six Sigma classes. She previously worked for CHRISTUS Health as an industrial engineer working on healthcare process improvement and still works on some projects for them. 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, Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Engineering Management and Alpha Pi Mu. She serves on the board of directors for the Society for Health Systems and the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers young professionals.

Education

  • PhD in Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, 2013
  • Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, 2009
  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, University of Louisville, 2008

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