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Lauren E. Cipriano

Assistant Professor, Management Science

David G. Burgoyne Faculty Fellowship

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  • Simulation
  • Public Policy
  • Health Care Management Science
  • Health Economics
  • Analytics
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Markov Models
  • Statistics
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Sector
  • Technology adoption
  • Spreadsheets & VBA
  • Health Policy Evaluation

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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.


  • Decision Making with Analytics, HBA core
  • Multivariate Stats, PhD


  • 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

  • Cipriano, L. E.; Weber, T. A., (Forthcoming), "Population-level intervention and information collection in dynamic healthcare policy", Health Care Management Science: 1 - 28.
  • Sposato, L. A.; Cerasuolo, J. O.; Cipriano, L. E.; Fang, J.; Fridman, S.; Paquet, M.; Saposnik, G., 2018, "Atrial fibrillation detected after stroke is related to a low risk of ischemic stroke recurrence", Neurology, March 90(11): e924 - e931.
  • Paquet, M.; Cerasuolo, J. O.; Thorburn, V.; Fridman, S.; Alsubaie, R.; Lopes, R. D.; Cipriano, L. E.; Salamone, P.; Melling, C. W. J.; Khan, A. R., et al., 2018, "Pathophysiology and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation Detected after Ischemic Stroke (PARADISE): A Translational, Integrated, and Transdisciplinary Approach", Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, March 27(3): 606 - 619.
  • Reza Azarpazhooh, M.; Avan, A.; Cipriano, L. E.; Muno, D. G.; Sposato, L. A.; Hachinski, V., 2018, "Concomitant vascular and neurodegenerative pathologies double the risk of dementia", Alzheimer's & Dementia, February 14(2): 148 - 156.
  • Cerasuolo, J. O.; Cipriano, L. E.; Sposato, L. A.; Kapral, M. K.; Fang, J.; Gill, S. S.; Hackam, D. G.; Hachinski, V., 2017, "Population-based stroke and dementia incidence trends: Age and sex variations", Alzheimer's & Dementia, October 13(10): 1081 - 1088.
  • Sposato, L. A.; Ruiz Vargas, E.; Riccio, P. M.; Toledo, J. B.; Trojanowski, J. Q.; Kukull, W. A.; Cipriano, L. E.; Nucera, A.; Whitehead, S. N.; Hachinski, V., et al., 2017, "Milder Alzheimer's disease pathology in heart failure and atrial fibrillation", Alzheimer's & Dementia, July 13(7): 770 - 777.
  • Lee, S. A.; Sposato, L. A.; Hachinski, V.; Cipriano, L. E., 2017, "Cost-effectiveness of cerebrospinal biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease", Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, March 1(18).
  • Cerasuolo, J. O.; Cipriano, L. E.; Sposato, L. A., 2017, "The complexity of atrial fibrillation newly diagnosed after ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack: advances and uncertainties", Current Opinion in Neurology, February 30(1): 28 - 37.
  • 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., et al., 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 - 1642.
  • 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.

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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


  • 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)