Kathryn Smith

Advisor: Dr. Julie Ivy

Health Systems Engineering


Expected Graduation

Spring 2019

BSIE 2014

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

Auburn University

Research Description

Kathryn's research focuses on operational processes in health care, mostly focusing on pharmacy. She has worked on a project focused on evaluating different supply chain structures for hospital pharmaceuticals. She is currently working on a project that is focused on process and work flow improvements for a local health care clinic that has an attached pharmacy. She is looking at both the clinic and pharmacy from the staff and patient perspective.