Brian Denton

Associate Adjunct Professor



Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Research

McMaster University


Probabilistic sensitivity analysis on Markov models with uncertain transition probabilities: an application in evaluating treatment decisions for type 2 diabetes
Zhang, Y., Wu, H., Denton, B. T., Wilson, J. R., & Lobo, J. M. (2019), HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 22(1), 34–52.
Optimizing the simultaneous management of blood pressure and cholesterol for type 2 diabetes patients
Mason, J. E., Denton, B. T., Shah, N. D., & Smith, S. A. (2014), European Journal of Operational Research, 233(3), 727–738.
Dynamic appointment scheduling of a stochastic server with uncertain demand
Erdogan, S. A., & Denton, B. (2013), INFORMS Journal on Computing, 25(1), 116–132.
A comparison of decision-maker perspectives for optimal cholesterol treatment
Mason, J. E., & Denton, B. T. (2012), IBM Journal of Research and Development, 56(5).
An examination of the dynamic changes in prostate-specific antigen occurring in a population-based cohort of men over time
Inman, B. A., Zhang, J. Y., Shah, N. D., & Denton, B. T. (2012), BJU International, 110(3), 375–381.
Optimization of PSA screening policies: A comparison of the patient and societal perspectives
Zhang, J. Y., Denton, B. T., Balasubramanian, H., Shah, N. D., & Inman, B. A. (2012), Medical Decision Making, 32(2), 337–349.
Optimization of prostate biopsy referral decisions
Zhang, J. Y., Denton, B. T., Balasubramanian, H., Shah, N. D., & Inman, B. A. (2012), Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 14(4), 529–547.
Optimizing statin treatment decisions for diabetes patients in the presence of uncertain future adherence
Mason, J. E., England, D. A., Denton, B. T., Smith, S. A., Kurt, M., & Shah, N. D. (2012), Medical Decision Making, 32(1), 154–166.
Simulation optimization of PSA-threshold based prostate cancer screening policies
Underwood, D. J., Zhang, J. Y., Denton, B. T., Shah, N. D., & Inman, B. A. (2012), Health Care Management Science, 15(4), 293–309.
Operating room pooling and parallel surgery processing under uncertainty
Batun, S., Denton, B. T., Huschka, T. R., & Schaefer, A. J. (2011), INFORMS Journal on Computing, 23(2), 220–237.

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