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About me

Welcome to my website! My name is Umit Celik and I am a Ph.D. candidate in Operations Management at UNC-Chapel Hill, Kenan Flagler Business School. My research uses econometrics and machine learning to improve the efficiency of healthcare facilities. I have presented my work at INFORMS, MSOM, POMS and DSI. I teach Operations Management and serve as a TA for MBA courses (Operations Management, Business Statistics, Generative AI, Data Analytics and Decision Making).

Advisor: Brad Staats
Dissertation committee: Brad Staats(Chair), Chloe Glaeser, Vinayak Deshpande, Saravanan Kesavan, Sandeep Rath

Research:
Does Physician Choice of When to Perform EHR Tasks Influence Total EHR Workload?
Umit Celik, Sandeep Rath, Saravanan Kesavan, Bradley Staats
Accepted, MSOM
https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/abs/10.1287/msom.2023.0028?journalCode=msom

Reducing Appointment Delays: The Impact of Standardized EHR Usage on Physician Timeliness
Umit Celik, Sandeep Rath, Bradley Staats, Saravanan Kesavan
Work in Progress

Operational Strategies in Behavioral Healthcare Services
Umit Celik, Bradley Staats
Work in Progress