Steven Shechter, University of British Columbia

Assistant Professor Business Vancouver, British Columbia steven.shechter@sauder.ubc.ca Office: (604) 822-8340

Bio/Research

Steven Shechter is an Assistant Professor in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on applying dynamic programming and simulation techniques to decision making in health care.

He is particularly interested in optimal timing questions in...


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Bio/Research

Steven Shechter is an Assistant Professor in the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on applying dynamic programming and simulation techniques to decision making in health care.

He is particularly interested in optimal timing questions in medicine, such as when to initiate a treatment or screen patients for a disease, and has worked on related problems for HIV, kidney disease, and liver disease. Recently, he was awarded a Career Investigator Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research for his work in this area.

Steven is a past recipient of the INFORMS Bonder Scholarship for Health Care Research, and is the 2012 president of the Health Applications Society of INFORMS.



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