Assistant Professor, Management Science

Profile

Lauren Cipriano is an Assistant Professor in Management Science at the Ivey Business School.  Lauren's  research interests focus on the application of statistics, economics, operations research, and systems analysis to health policy problems.

Teaching

  • Decision Making with Analytics, HBA core

Education

  • B.Sc., Honors Biochemistry, Western University
  • HBA, Ivey Business School, Western University
  • M.S., Statistics, Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Management Science, Stanford University

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Bahit, M.C., Coppola, M.L., Riccio, P.M., Cipriano, L.E., Roth, G.A., Lopes, R.D., Feigin, V.L., Borrego Guerrero, B., De Martino, M., Diaz, A., Ferrante, D., Funaro, F., Lavados, P., Lewin, M.L., Lopez, D.H., Macarrone, P., Marciello, R., Marino, D., Martens, C., Martinez, P., Odriozola, G., Rabinstein, A.A., Saposnik, G., Silva, D., Suasnabar, R., Truelsen, T., Uzcudun, A., Viviani, C.A., Sposato, L.A., 2016, "First-Ever Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack Incidence and 30-Day Case-Fatality Rates in a Population-Based Study in Argentina", Stroke, June 47(6): 1640 - 2.
  • Joundi, R.A., Cipriano, L.E., Sposato, L.A., Saposnik, G., 2016, "Ischemic stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation and CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1: Systematic review and meta-analysis", Stroke, April 47(5): 1364 - 1367.
  • Sposato, L.A., Kapral, M.K., Fang, J., Gill, S.S., Hackam, D.G., Cipriano, L.E., Hachinski, V., 2015, "Declining incidence of stroke and dementia: Coincidence or prevention opportunity?", JAMA Neurology, December 72(12): 1529 - 1531.
  • Sposato, L.A., Cipriano, L.E., Riccio, P.M., Hachinski, V., Saposnik, G., 2015, "Very Short Paroxysms Account for More than Half of the Cases of Atrial Fibrillation detected after Stroke and TIA: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis", International Journal of Stroke, August 10(6): 801 - 807.
  • Sposato, L.A., Cipriano, L.E., Saposnik, G., Ruíz Vargas, E., Riccio, P.M., Hachinski, V., 2015, "Diagnosis of atrial fibrillation after stroke and transient ischaemic attack: a systematic review and meta-analysis", Lancet Neurology, April 14(4): 377 - 387.
  • Racosta, J.M., Sposato, L.A., Morrow, S.A., Cipriano, L.E., Kimpinski, K., Kremenchutzky, M., 2015, "Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis: A Meta-Analysis.", Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders, March 4(2): 104 - 111.
  • Enns, E.A., Cipriano, L.E., Simons, C.T., Kong, C.Y., 2015, "Identifying Best-Fitting Inputs in Health-Economic Model Calibration: A Pareto Frontier Approach", Medical Decision Making, February 35(2): 170 - 182.
  • Simons, C.T., Cipriano, L.E., Shah, R.U., Garber, A.M., Owens, D.K., Hlatky, M.A., 2013, "Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Non-Surgical Candidates with Severe, Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis: a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis", Circulation-Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, July 6(4): 419 - 428.
  • Tramontano, A.C., Cipriano, L.E., Kong, C.Y., Shepard, J.O., Lanuti, M., Gazelle, G.S., McMahon, P.M., 2013, "Microsimulation modeling predicts a survival benefit after radiofrequency ablation and stereotactic body radiotherapy when compared to radiotherapy in the treatment of medically inoperable stage I non small cell lung cancer", American Journal of Roentgenology, May 200(5): 1020 - 1027.
  • Liu, S., Cipriano, L.E., Holodniy, M., Goldhaber-Fiebert, J.D., 2013, "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Risk-Factor Guided and Birth-Cohort Screening for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in the United States", PLoS One, March 8(3): 1 - 14.
  • Cipriano, L.E., Zaric, G.S., Owens, D.K., Brandeau, M.L., 2012, "Cost Effectiveness of Screening for Acute HIV and HCV Infection in Injection Drug Users", PLoS One, September 7(9): 1 - 12.
  • McMahon, P.M., Kong, C.Y., Johnson, B.E., Weinstein, M., Tramontano, A.C., Cipriano, L.E., Bouzan, C., Gazelle, G.S., 2012, "The MGH-HMS Lung Cancer Policy Model: Tobacco Control Versus Screening", Risk Analysis: An International Journal, August 32(S1): S117 - S124.
  • Cipriano, L.E., Levesque, B.G., Zaric, G.S., Loftus, E.V., Sandborn, W.J., 2012, "Cost-Effectiveness of Imaging Strategies to Reduce Radiation-Induced Cancer Risk in Crohn's Disease", Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, July 18(7): 1240 - 1248.
  • Park, K.T., Tsai, R., Perez, F., Cipriano, L.E., Bass, D., Garber, A.M., 2012, "Cost-effectiveness of early colectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastamosis versus standard medical therapy in severe ulcerative colitis", Annals of Surgery, July 256(1): 117 - 124.
  • Liu, S., Cipriano, L.E., Holodniy, M., Owens, D.K., Goldhaber-Fiebert, J.D., 2012, "New Protease Inhibitors for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis", Annals of Internal Medicine, February 156(4): 279 - 290.

Honours & Awards

  • Decision making in dynamic systems with strategic information acquisition” Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
  • Seth Bonder Foundation Research Award, 2012
  • Lee B. Lusted Student Prize Award for outstanding presentations of research in Applied Health Economics, Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 2012
  • Course Assistant Award, Department of Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, 2012
  • Seth Bonder Scholarship for Applied Operations Research in Health Services, INFORMS, 2011
  • Award for Outstanding Short Course, Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 2010, 2011
  • Centennial Teaching Assistant Award, Stanford University, 2011

Experience

  • Visiting Researcher, Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship Institute (MTEI), École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland (Spring 2012)
  • Research Scientist. Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (2006-2008)
  • Queuing Project Manager, Ontario Joint Replacement Registry, London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON (2004-2006)