Diana Prieto PhD

Assistant Professor

Academic Discipline: Operations Management & Business Analytics

Areas of Interest:
Data Analytics,
Quality Control,
Disease Spread Modeling

Phone: 410-234-4725

Email: dprieto3@jhu.edu


Diana Prieto is an Assistant Professor of Practice at the Johns Hopkins Carey School Business. She holds an MA in Statistics and a PhD in Industrial Engineering from the University of South Florida. In her research, she analyzes complex systems in public health using data analytics, simulation, and statistical quality control. She has also served as a consultant in projects for education, transportation, and manufacturing.

Honors & Distinctions

  • National Science Foundation Award, 2015 (through 2018)

Selected Publications

  • M. Soto, D. Original research Prieto, and G. Munene. A Bayesian network and heuristic approach for systematic characterization of radiotherapy receipt after breast-conservation surgery. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, Volume 17, Number 93, 2017.
  • D. Prieto and T. K. Das. An operational epidemiological model for calibrating agent-based simulations of pandemic influenza outbreaks. Health Care Management Science, Volume 19, Issue 1, 2016.
  • D. Prieto, A. Kumar, C. Kothari, and C Dickson. Systematic identification of coordination gaps in pediatric care. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research, 2016; 5(4):12-20.
  • E. Meisheri, D. Prieto, P. Holvenstot, and R. VanEnk. Preliminary evaluation of the disease surveillance system during influenza outbreaks of pandemic scale. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research, 2015; 4(3):3744. 
  • D. Prieto, T. K. Das, A. Savachkin, A. Uribe, R. Izurieta, and S. Malavade. A systematic review to identify areas of enhancements of pandemic simulation models for operational use at provincial and local levels. BMC Public Health, Volume 12, Number 251, 2012.
  • A. Uribe, A. Savachkin, T. K. Das, A. Santana, and D. Prieto. A predictive decision aid methodology for dynamic mitigation of influenza pandemics. Special issue on optimization in disaster relief, OR Spectrum (6 May 2011), pp. 1-36.