Conference presentations

  • Dionne M Aleman. Healthcare engineering: An analytical approach (Keynote). MOSIM Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. August 2016.

    Keynote

  • Elodie Rachel Mok Tsze Chung, H Safigholi, A Nicolae, M Davidson, A Ravi, Dionne M Aleman, William Song. Evaluation of 192Ir, 60Co and 169Yb sources for high dose rate prostate brachytherapy inverse planning using an interior point constraint generation algorithm (poster). AAPM Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. July 2016.
  • Marlee Vandewouw, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. Robotic path finding techniques in stereotactic radiosurgery treatment optimization. Annual Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2016.
  • Hootan Kamran, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter, Kieran Moore. Identification of flu hubs using a scale-free network of flu distances. CORS Annual Conference. Banff, AB, Canada. May 2016.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Curtiss Luong, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Solving distributed operating room scheduling using logic-based Benders´ decomposition approaches. CORS Annual Conference. Banff, AB, Canada. May 2016.
  • Kyle EC Booth, Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach, J Christopher Beck. Optimal operating room allocation to multiple surgical specialties using decomposition methods. CORS Annual Conference. Banff, AB, Canada. May 2016.
  • Alexander Chisholm, Thomas Looi, Samuel Pichardo, Adam C Waspe, James M Drake, Dionne M Aleman. Simulating heat transfer in bone during magnetic resonance image-guided focused ultrasound therapy. Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON, Canada. March 2016.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Panelist: A panel discussion on international opportunities. INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Hootan Kamran, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter, Kieran Moore. Predictive capabilities in hierarchical node-based clustering of time series (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Marlee Vandewouw, Dionne M Aleman, Kimia Ghobadi, David A Jaffray. Robotic path finding techniques in stereotactic radiosurgery treatment optimization (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Tractable approaches to multiple-needle radiofrequency ablation (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Caroline Chung, David A Jaffray. Methods in treatment planning with continuous dose delivery (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Logic-based Benders? decomposition approaches with application to operating room scheduling (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. November 2015.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Time management in and out of the classroom. INFORMS Annual Teaching Effectiveness Colloquium. Philadelphia, PA. October 2015.
  • Hootan Kamran, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter, Kieran Moore. Predictive capabilities in hierarchical node-based clustering of flu time series. ORAHS Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. July 2015.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Logic-based Benders’ decomposition approaches with application to operating room scheduling. ORAHS Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. July 2015.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Coalitional operating room planning and scheduling (invited presentation). AMMCS-CAIMS Congress. Waterloo, ON. June 2015.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Tutorial: Introduction to optimization in radiation therapy (invited tutorial). CORS/INFORMS Joint Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning using radiofrequency ablation in cancer therapy (invited presentation). CORS/INFORMS Joint Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2015.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. Continuous dose delivery treatment planning for head-and-neck tumours (invited presentation). CORS/INFORMS Joint Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2015.
  • Curtiss Luong, Dionne M Aleman, Vahid Roshanaei. Operating room scheduling using branch-and-check (invited presentation). CORS/INFORMS Joint Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2015.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, Curtiss Luong, David Urbach. Coalitional operating room planning and scheduling via a bi-cut logic-based Benders’ decomposition (invited presentation). CORS/INFORMS Joint Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2015.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Yago Lopes de Oliveira, Kevin Wang, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. An inverse treatment planning module for Gamma Knife Perfexion using 3D Slicer. World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse treatment planning using radiofrquency ablation in cancer therapy. World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2015.
  • Yago Lopes de Oliveira, Dionne M Aleman, Mario Ventresca. A parallelized framework for network-based phenomenon spread with application to pandemic simulation (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Nashville, TN. May 2015.
  • Raghav Singal, Dionne M Aleman, Doug Moseley. Image correction approaches for cone-beam CT images (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Nashville, TN. May 2015.
  • Alexandra Szatan, Buser Say, Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Response surface optimization of pandemic policies (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Nashville, TN. May 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Multiple needle focal ablation treatment optimization (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Nashville, TN. May 2015.
  • Yago Lopes de Oliveira, Kimia Ghobadi, Kevin Wang, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. An inverse planning treatments interface using MATLAB and 3D Slicer (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. London, ON, Canada. March 2015.
  • Danielle Ripsman, Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. A graphical interface for interactive parameter selection in radiation therapy treatment planning (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. London, ON, Canada. March 2015.
  • Raghav Singal, Dionne M Aleman, Doug Moseley. Improving the image quality of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. London, ON, Canada. March 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. A comparison of multiple damage models in cancer therapy using radiofrequency ablation (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. London, ON, Canada. March 2015.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for focal ablation in liver cancer treatment. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2014.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. Mixed-integer methods for radiation therapy with continuous beams. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2014.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Experimental evaluation of network robustness against multi-strategy greedy attacks. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2014.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Curtiss Luong, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Distributed surgical case scheduling via logic-based Benders’ decomposition. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2014.
  • Marko Damnjanovic, Dionne M Aleman, James Colliander. Crowdmark: An online utility for improved grading processes and engineering accreditation review. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2014.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Mario Ventresca. Rule mining in critical node detection (invited presentation). IFORS. Barcelona, Spain. July 2014.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Mario Ventresca. Rule mining for implementable public policies. Optimization, Control and Applications in the Information Age. Halikidiki, Greece. June 2014.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. Treatment planning for continuous dose delivery in radiosurgery (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Ottawa, ON, Canada. May 2014.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for single needle RFA in liver cancer treatment using approximation (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Ottawa, ON, Canada. May 2014.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Kimia Ghobadi, Mostafa Heydarian, David A Jaffray. Continuous dose delivery for choroidal melanoma using Gamma Knife Perfexion (poster). High-performance numerical methods supporting radiation therapy treatment planning II. Bethlehem, PA. May 2014.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for single needle focal ablation in liver cancer treatment using approximation (poster). High-performance numerical methods supporting radiation therapy treatment planning II. Bethlehem, PA. May 2014.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Tutorial: Optimization beyond IMRT (invited tutorial). High-performance numerical methods supporting radiation therapy treatment planning II. Bethlehem, PA. May 2014.
  • Vahid Roshanaei, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. Distributed operating room scheduling: a collaborative approach (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for single needle radiofrequency ablation in liver cancer treatment using approximation (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Curtiss Luong, Dionne M Aleman. Benders’ algorithm applied to the radiosurgery inverse planning problem (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Buser Say, Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Application of response surfaces to pandemic outbreak mitigation strategy optimization (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Danielle Ripsman, Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman. Interactive visual decision support for radiation therapy treatment planning (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Raghav Singal, Dionne M Aleman, Doug Moseley. Improving the image quality of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) Scans (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Kevin Chan, Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Effect of peer influence on pandemic disease spread (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2014.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for single needle radiofrequency ablation in liver cancer treatment using approximation. Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON, Canada. February 2014.
  • Shefali Kulkarni-Thaker, Dionne M Aleman, Aaron Fenster. Inverse planning for single needle radiofrequency ablation in liver cancer treatment using approximation (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON, Canada. February 2014.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray. Continuous dose delivery for choroidal melanoma using Gamma Knife Perfexion (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON, Canada. February 2014.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Linear approximation models for continuous path treatment planning for stereotactic radiosurgery. INFORMS Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. October 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Automatically generating public policies from contact networks. INFORMS Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. October 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Deriving public policies from contact networks. INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics. Minneapolis, MN. October 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Graph theory based mitigation strategies and measures for pandemic disease spread. EURO/INFORMS Joint Conference. Rome, Italy. July 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. An efficient approximation algorithm for the critical node detection problem. ORAHS Annual Conference. Istanbul, Turkey. July 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Infectious disease mitigation: From contact networks to public policies. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Chicago, IL. June 2013.
  • Tammy Sieminowski, Dionne M Aleman, Laith Azer, Sean Sit. Inpatient discharge scheduling. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Chicago, IL. June 2013.
  • Alexandra Szatan, Dionne M Aleman, Buser Say, Mario Ventresca. Increasing granularity in an agent-based pandemic simulation model. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Chicago, IL. June 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. A critical node detection approach to pandemic planning. CORS Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC. May 2013.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. A linear model for continuous path treatments for stereotactic radiosurgery. IIE Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 2013.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Using a pandemic disease spread simulation model to make deterministic, graph-theory based vaccine decisions. IIE Annual Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico. May 2013.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Automated inverse planning over a continuous path using Gamma Knife Perfexion. Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON. February 2013.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Automated inverse planning over a continuous path using Gamma Knife Perfexion (poster). Imaging Network Ontario (ImNO) Symposium. Toronto, ON. February 2013.

    Best Poster, OCAIRO Category

  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. A large simulation experiment to test influenza pandemic behavior (invited presentation). Winter Simulation Annual Conference. Berlin, Germany. December 2012.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. Optimizing pandemic control strategies using simulation meta-modeling (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. Prediction of demand surges for immunization during influenza pandemics (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Mario Ventresca, Dionne M Aleman. Evaluation of strategies to mitigate contagion spread using social network characteristics (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Homogeneous radiation therapy treatment plans for Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Incorporation of delivery times in Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Babak Taati, Jasper Snoek, Dionne M Aleman, Alex Mihailidis, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh. Applying collaborative filtering techniques to data mining in bone marrow transplant records. INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics. Phoenix, AZ. October 2012.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. An automated inverse planning optimization approach for single-fraction and fractionated radiosurgery using Gamma Knife Perfexion. AAPM Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. July 2012.
  • Lata Grover, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. The effect of facility application policies on alternative level of care patient flow (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Niagara Falls. June 2012.
  • Babak Taati, Jasper Snoek, Dionne M Aleman, Alex Mihailidis, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh. Machine learning techniques for data mining in bone marrow transplant records (invited presentation)plication policies on alternative level of care patient flow (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Niagara Falls. June 2012.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Inverse planning for multi-session radiotherapy treatment plans using Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Niagara Falls. June 2012.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. A mixed-integer linear optimization model for PerfexionTM treatment planning (invited presentation). CORS Annual Conference. Niagara Falls. June 2012.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. Performance assessment of mass immunization clinic via simulation (invited presentation). INFORMS International Annual Conference. Beijing, China. June 2012.
  • C-H Jason Lee, Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. Fast techniques for beam orientation optimization in intensity modulated radiation therapy (invited presentation). INFORMS International Annual Conference. Beijing, China. June 2012.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Hamid R Ghaffari, Kimia Ghobadi, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Optimization methods for fractionated radiotherapy treatment planning using Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). INFORMS International Annual Conference. Beijing, China. June 2012.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Tutorial: Introduction to optimization in radiation therapy (invited tutorial). Optimization Days. Montreal, QC, Canada. May 2012.
  • Lata Grover, Dionne M Aleman, David Urbach. The effects of altering discharge policies on the patient flow of alternate level of care (poster). World Health Care Congress. Washington, D.C. April 2012.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. Estimation and management of pandemic influenza transmission risk at mass immunization clinics (invited presentation). Winter Simulation Annual Conference. Austin, TX. December 2011.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Kimia Ghobadi, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. A convex quadratic model for the sector-duration problem in Perfexion treatment planning (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Hamid R Ghaffari, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Geometric isocentre selection for Gamma Knife Perfexion using grassfire and sphere-packing (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • Evgeniia Doudareva, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Skeletonization for isocentre selection in Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. A simulation experiment to improve the performance of mass immunization clinics (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • Pouya Raeiszadeh, Dionne M Aleman, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh. Data mining and ontology approaches to identify risk factors in bone marrow transplantation (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • C-H Jason Lee, Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. Constraint programming used for beam orientation optimization for total marrow irradiation (interactive poster). INFORMS Annual Conference. Charlotte, NC. November 2011.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Automated optimization of treatment plans for a dedicated stereotactic radiotherapy device using intelligent isocenter selection and penalty-based weight optimization. AAPM Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC. August 2011.
  • Ron Rardin, Dionne M Aleman, Brian Denton, John Fowler, Ken Musselman. Panel: Healthcare Systems Engineering Alliance of Programs. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter, Brian Schwartz. Testing influenza pandemic mitigation strategies through simulation experiments. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • C-H Jason Lee, Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. A constraint programming and set cover approach to beam selection in total marrow irradiation. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Kimia Ghobadi, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. A new approach to sector duration optimization in Perfexion treatment planning. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Hamid R Ghaffari, David A Jaffray, Mark Ruschin. Fast isocenter selection for Gamma Knife Perfexion using grassfire and sphere-packing. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • Pouya Raeiszadeh, Dionne M Aleman, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh. Ontology and decision tree approaches to understand attribute relations in bone marrow transplants. INFORMS Healthcare Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada. June 2011.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Tutorial: Optimization applications in radiation therapy (invited tutorial). CORS Annual Conference. St. John´s, NL. May 2011.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Large-scale mixed integer programming optimization for Gamma Knife Perfexion Treatment Planning (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Reno, NV. May 2011.
  • Michael Beeler, Dionne M Aleman, Michael W Carter. Improving influenza pandemic mitigation through agent-based simulation (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Reno, NV. May 2011.
  • Natalia E Lizon, Dionne M Aleman, Brian Schwartz. Predicting healthcare usage in an Ontario pandemic (invited presentation). Winter Simulation Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD. December 2010.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Using semi-infinite linear programming to solve the sector duration optimization problem in Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Austin, TX. October 2010.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Optimization methods for large-scale radiotherapy problems (invited presentation). IIE Annual Conference. Cancun, Mexico. June 2010.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. A semi-infinite linear programming approach to Gamma Knife Perfexion. Workshop on Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics. Toronto, ON. June 2010.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Hakan Nordstrom, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. A framework for inverse treatment planning on Perfexion using randomly generated isocentre locations. Annual Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society. Athens, Greece. May 2010.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. An inverse planning approach to Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion (poster). International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiation Therapy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2010.
  • Mohammad R Oskoorouchi, Hamid R Ghaffari, Tamas Terlaky, Dionne M Aleman. A constraint generation algorithm for semi-infinite linear programming with applications in healthcare. UC Irvine OM/OR Day. Irvine, CA. May 2010.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Kimia Ghobadi, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Using semi-infinite linear programming to solve the sector duration optimization problem in Gamma Knife Perfexion (invited poster). High-performance numerical methods supporting radiation therapy treatment planning I. Banff, AB, Canada. March 2010.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Optimization methods for large-scale radiotherapy problems (invited presentation). International Conference on Systems Analysis Tools for Better Health Care Delivery: A New Engineering/Health Care Partnership. Gainesville, FL. March 2010.
  • Theodorus G Wibisono, Dionne M Aleman, Brian Schwartz. Accounting for individual behaviors in a pandemic (invited presentation). Winter Simulation Annual Conference. Austin, TX. December 2009.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. Optimization Models for Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion Treatment Planning. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. October 2009.
  • Velibor V Misic, Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. A local search method for non-coplanar beam orientation optimization in IMRT treatment planning. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. October 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, C-H Jason Lee, Michael B Sharpe. A set-cover approach to beam orientation optimization in total marrow irradiation using IMRT. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. October 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Theodorus G Wibisono, Brian Schwartz. An agent-based approach to modeling pandemic disease spread (invited presentation). INFORMS/CORS Joint Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman. Tutorial: Introduction to radiotherapy optimization. INFORMS/CORS Joint Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2009.
  • Velibor V Misic, Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. Local search methods for beam orientation optimization methods for total marrow irradiation treatment pla (invited presentation). INFORMS/CORS Joint Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2009.
  • Hamid R Ghaffari, Dionne M Aleman, Mark Ruschin, David A Jaffray. An optimization model for Perfexion treatment planning. INFORMS/CORS Joint Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada. June 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Velibor V Misic, Michael B Sharpe. Intensity modulation radiation therapy treatment optimization methods for total body irradiation. Quality & Productivity Research Conference. Yorktown Heights, NY. June 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Theodorus G Wibisono, Brian Schwartz. A non-homogeneous approach to simulating pandemic disease spread. IIE Annual Conference. Miami, FL. May 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Brian Schwartz. A non-homogeneous agent-based approach to modeling pandemic disease spread (invited presentation). Public Health Agency of Canada Workshop on Pandemic Preparedness. Ottawa, ON, Canada. February 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Theodorus G Wibisono, Brian Schwartz. A non-homogeneous agent-based approach to modeling pandemic disease spread (invited presentation). Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Workshop on Pandemic Preparedness. Toronto, ON, Canada. January 2009.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Theodorus G Wibisono, Brian Schwartz. A non-homogeneous approach to simulating pandemic disease spread (invited poster). Winter Simulation Annual Conference. Miami, FL. December 2008.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Velibor V Misic, Michael B Sharpe. Beam orientation optimization methods for total marrow irradiation treatment planning using IMRT optimization (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Washington, DC. October 2008.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. Total body irradiation treatment planning using IMRT optimization. ORAHS Annual Conference. Toronto, ON, Canada. July 2008.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Michael B Sharpe. Total body irradiation treatment planning using IMRT optimization. CORS Annual Conference. Quebec City, QB, Canada. May 2008.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Ibrahim Karakayali, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Modeling the dose deposition of a beam in radiation therapy (poster). AAPM Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. July 2007.
  • Dionne M Aleman, Ibrahim Karakayali, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Modeling the dose deposition of a beam in radiation therapy (invited presentation). INFORMS International Annual Conference. Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. July 2007.
  • Christopher Fox, Dionne M Aleman, Jonathan G Li, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Gamma-ray intensity modulated radiation therapy. ASTRO Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. November 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Accounting for fractionation in fluence map optimization in IMRT. INFORMS Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. November 2006.
  • Christopher Fox, Bart Lynch, Dionne M Aleman, H Li, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. A scientific comparison of inverse treatment plan quality using a convex non-linear programming model as a function of beam quality and beam number. AAPM Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. July 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. A novel neighborhood for local search and simulated annealing methods in beam orientation optimization in IMRT. AAPM Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. July 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. A response surface-based approach to beam orientation optimization in IMRT (moderated poster presentation). AAPM Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. July 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Accounting for fractionation in fluence map optimization in IMRT. INFORMS International Annual Conference. Hong Kong, China. June 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Beam orientation optimization methods in intensity modulated radiation therapy. IIE Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. May 2006.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. Local search and simulated annealing methods in beam orientation optimization in IMRT (invited presentation). INFORMS Healthcare Conference. San Antonio, TX. February 2006.
  • James F Dempsey, Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn. A response surface approach to integrated beam orientation and fluence map optimization for IMRT. INFORMS Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. November 2005.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. A response surface approach to beam orientation optimization for IMRT treatment planning (invited presentation). INFORMS Annual Conference. Denver, CO. October 2004.
  • Dionne M Aleman, H Edwin Romeijn, James F Dempsey. A response surface based approach for integrating beam orientation optimization with fluence map optimization in IMRT. AAPM Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. July 2004.