David Mendez is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
His research is in the areas of smoking control, product and service quality on demand, and policies regarding residential radon.
Professor Mendez is the Director of the HMP Executive Master's Program.
HMP553: DATA MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE
HMP565: Spreadsheet Modeling
HMP654: Operations Research and Control Systems
HMP655: Decision Making Models in Health Care
HMP804: Doctoral Seminar in Health Services and Systems Research II
Additional Courses:HMP565: Spreadsheet Modeling (Executive Program Course)
Ph.D., Management Science, Michigan State University, 1995
M.S., Applied Statistics, Michigan State University, 1990
M.S., Operations Research, Michigan State University, 1987
B.S. (Cum Laude), Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urea, 1985
Research Interests & Projects
Dr. Mendez has conducted research on the impact of product and service quality on demand. He has also been involved in a research project to evaluate policies regarding residential radon.
Currently he is engaged in a study to evaluate smoking cessation policies in the U.S.
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Mabry, P. L., Marcus, S. E., Clark, P. E., Leischow, S., Mendez, D. (2010). System science: A revolution in public health policy research. American Journal of Public Health, 100(7), 1161-1163.
Mendez, D. (2010). A systems approach to a complex problem. American Journal of Public Health, 100(7), 1160.
Dempsey, A. D., & Mendez, D. (2010). Examining future adolescent human papillomavirus vaccine uptake, with and without a school mandate. Journal of Adolescent Health, 47(3), 242-248.
Warner, K. E., & Mendez, D. (2010). Tobacco control policy in developed countries: Yesterday, today and tomorrow. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12(9), 876-887.
Mendez, D., Alshanqeety, O., Warner, K. E., Lantz, P. M., & Courant, P. N. (Forthcoming). The impact of declining smoking on radon-related lung cancer in the U.S. American Journal of Public Health
Mendez, D. and Warner, K.E. (2004). Smoking Trends in the US: Declining as Expected if not as Desired. American Journal of Public Health, 94, 251-252.
Decision Sciences Institute
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Production Operations Management Society