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Turgay Ayer is an George Family Foundation Assistant Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. He is also the research director for medical decision-making in the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at Georgia Tech.In addition, Dr. Ayer has a courtesy appointment at Emory Medical School.
Dr. Ayer conducts research on healthcare analytics, with applications in predictive health, medical decision making, healthcare operations, and health policy. He has worked on various projects related to different aspects of healthcare, including health outcomes research, disease prevention & control modeling, infectious disease modeling, healthcare delivery planning, reimbursement mechanisms and payment models, and health information exchanges. His research has been published in top tier engineering, management, and medical journals.
Dr. Ayer has received several awards for his work, including an NSF CAREER Award (2015), Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) Lee Lusted Award (2009), first place in the MSOM Best Practice-Based Research Competition (2017), and a finalist in the 2017 INFORMS Franz Edelman Competition (2017).
Ayer received a B.S. in industrial engineering from Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
He is a member INFORMS and the Society for Medical Decision Making, and is a past president of the INFORMS Health Application Society.