Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Fernanda Bravo designs analytical models and data-driven frameworks that improve strategic and operational decision-making in health care organizations. At the market level, she has been studying how to better share and mitigate risk in service-based B2B supply chains via innovative pricing contract designs. At the system level, she has developed an optimization-driven approach to understand cost, guide resource allocation and network capacity building decisions.
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