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Lauren E. Cipriano

Associate 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 Associate 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.; Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. D., 2019, "Population health and cost-effectiveness implications of a “treat all” recommendation for HCV: A review of the model-based evidence", Medical Decision Making: Policy & Practice, June 3(1).
  • Chehrazi, N.; Cipriano, L. E.; Enns, E. A., 2019, "Dynamics of drug resistance: optimal control of an infectious disease", Operations Research, May 67(3).
  • Ma, C.; Guizzetti, L.; Cipriano, L. E.; Parker, C.; Nguyen, T.; Gregor, J.; Chande, N.; Feagan, B.; Jairath, V., 2019, "Systematic review and meta-analysis: high prevalence and cost of continued aminosalicylate use in patients with ulcerative colitis escalated to immunosuppressive and biological therapies", Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, February 49(4): 364 - 374.
  • Cerasuolo, J. O.; Azarpazhooh, M. R.; Kapral, M. K.; Cipriano, L. E.; Hachinski, V., 2019, "Evidence of Concomitantly Increasing Stroke and Dementia Prevalence among those 80 Years and Older in Ontario, Canada, 2003-04 to 2012-13", Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, January 46(1): 105 - 107.
  • Sheehan, D.; Criss, S.; Chen, Y.; Eckel, A.; Palazzo, L.; Tramontano, A.; Hur, C.; Cipriano, L. E.; Kong, C. Y., 2019, "Lung cancer costs by treatment strategy and phase of care among patients enrolled in Medicare", Cancer Medicine, January 8(1): 94 - 103.
  • Cipriano, L. E.; Weber, T. A., 2018, "Population-level intervention and information collection in dynamic healthcare policy", Health Care Management Science, December 21(4): 604 - 631.
  • Ruiz Vargas, E.; Sposato, L. A.; Lee, S. A. W.; Hachinski, V.; Cipriano, L. E., 2018, "Anticoagulation therapy for atrial fibrillation in patients with dementia: a cost effectiveness analysis", Stroke, December 49(12): 2844 - 2850.
  • Cipriano, L. E.; Zaric, G. S., 2018, "Cost-effectiveness of naloxone kits in secondary schools", Drug and Alcohol Dependence, November 192: 352 - 361.
  • Cipriano, L. E.; Liu, S.; Shahzada, K. S.; Holodniy, M.; Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. D., 2018, "Economically efficient hepatitis C virus treatment prioritization improves health outcomes", Medical Decision Making, October 38(7): 849 - 865.
  • Cipriano, L. E.; Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. D.; Liu, S.; Weber, T. A., 2018, "Optimal information collection policies in a Markov decision process framework", Medical Decision Making, October 38(7): 797 - 809.
  • Jairath, V.; Ma, C.; Dutton, S. J.; Cipriano, L. E.; Singh, S.; Parker, C. E.; Nguyen, T. M.; Guizzetti, L.; Hindryckx, P.; Feagan, B. G., et al., 2018, "Systematic review with meta‐analysis: prevalence, risk factors and costs of aminosalicylate use in Crohn's disease", Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, July 48(2): 114 - 126.
  • 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.

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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)