Brown Bag Lunch Series
As part of its mission to provide "Real-Time Data-Driven Decision Making," Optimal routinely hosts members of the academic, research, business, and governing communities to participate in its Brown Bag Series. Held on Wednesday afternoons from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, the Brown Bag Series offers Optimal staff and invited guests the opportunity to explore best practices research and operating procedures from the leaders of various professional fields.
July 19, 2016
Optimal staff learn how to tackle technical debt
Carolyn Seaman, Ph.D.
July 1, 2016
Healthcare from a Physician's Perspective
Manoj Mathew, M.D.
May 13, 2016
Costly Cost Savings: An Overview of The Flint Water Crisis
Sheldon Masters, Ph.D.
June 18, 2015
Access to public parks as a place-based health prevention strategy
Coline Dony, M.A.
April 30, 2015
Nutrition expert visits Optimal to educate staff on healthy living
Jo Zimmerman, Ph.D.
18- Neil Bania, Ph.D. : "Monthly Household Income Fluctuations, Material Deprivation and Health Outcomes in the U.S."
9- Muhiuddin Haider, Ph.D.: "Neonatal Health Issues in South Asia"
15- Jeffery W. Herman, Ph.D.: "Model-Based Systems Engineering for Healthcare Organizations"
1- William Rand, Ph.D.: "A Discussion on the Diffusion of Information in Social Networks"
13- Chris Yang, Ph.D.: "Clarity in the Clutter: Automated Temporal Topic Organization in Social Media"
30- Michael Kaiser, Ph.D.: "Does Prevalence Matter?"
25- Berna Demiralp, Ph.D.: "Entrepreneurial Choice, Liquidity Constraints and Human Capital"
23- Marion Pines: "Strategies for Implementing Large-Scale Initiatives"
8- Nitin Dua: "FSU Doctoral Candidate Discusses Alternative to Traditional Hospitals"
4- Calvin Johnson, Ph.D.: "The Use of Business Intelligence in Criminal Justice"
29 - Samuel J. Parker, Jr.: "Public Engagement as a Change Agent"
21 - David Engel, Ph.D.: Writing Seminar
30 - Ebony Walton: "Using Retired NAEP Variables to Improve ELL Identification"
19 - Nancy Miller, Ph.D.: "Medicaid Home and Community-Based Care"
21 - Ruth Sherman and Maggie Pagel: "Predictive Modeling: Fraud Detection in Medicare"
14 - Loren Yager: "Public Policy Research and the U.S. Congress: Insights from the GAO"
31 - Danielle Ward and Jumy Adekeye: APHA Presentation on Measuring Quality using EHRs
3 - Luis Pinet, Ph.D.(c): "Primary Injury Prevention and Mortality from Motor Vehicle Crashes Among Children and Adolescents in the United States"