Courses Taught by David Mendez

HMP565: Spreadsheet Modeling

  • Graduate level
  • Executive Masters
  • Fall term(s) for Executive Masters students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for Executive Masters students;
  • Instructor(s): David Mendez (Executive Masters);
  • Prerequisites: none
  • Description: This course introduces the students to the use of spreadsheets for decision-making. It covers data manipulation and analysis, formating and charting using Microsoft Excel.
  • Syllabus for HMP565
David Mendez

HMP654: Operations Research and Control Systems

  • Graduate level
  • Executive Masters, Residential and Online MPH
  • This is a second year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for Executive Masters and residential students; Fall term(s) for online MPH students;
  • 2-3 credit hour(s) for Executive Masters and residential students; 2 credit hour(s) for online MPH students;
  • Instructor(s): David Mendez, David Hutton, (Residential/Executive Masters); David Mendez (Online MPH);
  • Prerequisites: Biostat 501 or Biostat 521 or equiv and Grad Status
  • Description: Provides rational framework for decision making for both operating and control systems in the hospital environment. Emphasizes basic modeling techniques and examples of actual hospital applications. Aims at thorough understanding of concepts of total value analysis, objective function formation, and exception reporting. Students become familiar with operations research techniques of inventory modeling, queuing, computer simulation, PERT/CPM, mathematical programming, and quality control. Presentation emphasizes objectives, constraints, and required assumptions of each of these techniques as applied to specific hospital examples.
  • Residential Syllabus for HMP654
David Mendez
David Hutton