About the SCP

The Supply Chain Professor (SCP), aka Dr. David Dreyfus, is an Assistant Professor in the Supply Chain Management Department of Rutgers Business School. He teaches MBA Operations Analysis, Executive MBA Business Statistics, and undergraduate Demand Planning courses. His research focuses on healthcare operations, population health, teams, disruptions, and risk. He holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University, an MBA from the University of South Carolina, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado.

As an academic, the SCP has sat in on more than 100 surgeries in the operating rooms of a major teaching hospital, published in Production and Operations Management, the Journal of Operations Management, the International Journal of Medical Informatics, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, and Operations Management Research, among other supply chain journals, and has presented his research at many academic and practitioner conferences.

Prior to his doctoral studies, the SCP worked in a healthcare clinic, performed a process improvement project in a major emergency room department, and worked within the Business Intelligence department of Volvo Construction Equipment, N.A. David is Six Sigma Green Belt and APICS certified.