Nathan Bastian

Healthcare Operations Research Analyst
U.S. Army Medical Department

Dr. Nathan Bastian is a leader, practitioner, researcher, and educator of quantitative, economic, computational, and data-driven methods to support the improvement of operational processes, decision-making, performance, and management in healthcare delivery systems, national security and military operations, and humanitarian logistics. As a Healthcare Operations Research Analyst in the United States Army Medical Department, Nathan serves as a data scientist, decision engineer and operations research analyst that discovers and translates data-driven insights and patterns into effective decisions and actions using scientific computing, mathematics, statistics, and economics to develop decision-support models for descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics. 

Nathan holds a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the Pennsylvania State University, an in Industrial Engineering from Penn State, an M.S. degree in Econometrics and Operations Research from Maastricht University, and a B.S. degree in Engineering Management (Electrical Engineering) with Honors from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. His primary research interests include: health system resource allocation optimization under uncertainty; predictive modeling and applied econometrics for improving patient health outcomes; productivity analysis and efficiency/performance measurement in healthcare delivery organizations; multiple objective decision engineering to improve health access and emergency medical evacuation/response; cost-effectiveness and economic modeling for public health interventions and healthcare policy; and social network analysis and graph mining in real-world, complex health networks.


Phone: 570.809.3619

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