AACC Booth Presentation: How to Estimate the Impact of Changing Laboratory Methods
Originally presented July 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Robert Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA
Director, Center for Evidence-Based Diagnostic Research, ARUP Laboratories
Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Dr. Schmidt is a medical director of informatics at ARUP Laboratories and an assistant professor of pathology at the University Of Utah School Of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Sydney in Sydney and completed his residency training in clinical pathology at the University Of Utah School of Medicine. He received an MS in biochemical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an MBA at the University of Chicago, a PhD in operations management at the University of Virginia, and an MMed in clinical epidemiology from the University of Sydney.
Prior to completing medical school, Dr. Schmidt was an assistant professor of operations management at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and an associate professor of clinical operations management at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Dr. Schmidt’s medical research focuses on diagnostic testing, specifically utilizing his business background to complement medical knowledge in performing evidence-based evaluation of diagnostic testing. His research includes comparative effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and utilization analyses of diagnostic tests, as well as operations and technology management related to diagnostic testing.