Nisha Nataraj

Advisor: Dr. Julie Ivy

Health Systems Engineering

Education

Expected Graduation

Spring 2017

MSIE 2012

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Rochester Institute of Technology

BSIE 2010

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology

Research Description

Nisha's research focuses on the prognosis of breast cancer in women with Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and breast cancer have several risk factors in common and the relationship is further complicated by diabetes treatment options that can impact the risk of breast cancer. The goal is to develop a model that will guide optimal treatment plans in women at risk for these comorbidities.