Anna Nagurney, Ph.D.

Department of Operations and Information Management

Isenberg School of Management -- University of Massachusetts Amherst

SCH-MGMT 597LG -- Humanitarian Logistics and Healthcare

Spring 2015

Lecture Handouts


Lecture 1 - Background and Introduction

Lecture 2 - Commercial vs. Humanitarian Supply Chains

Lecture 3 - Supply Chain Risk Management

Lecture 4 - Fundamental Issues in Humanitarian Logistics

Lecture 5 - Network Performance, Robustness, and Resiliency

Lecture 6 - Learning from Disasters – Business and Humanitarian Ones

Lecture 7 - An Integrated Disaster Relief Model

Lecture 8 - Perishable Product Supply Chains in Healthcare

Lecture 9 - Earmarking and Financial Funds

Lecture 10 - Critical Needs Supply Chains Under Disruptions

Guest Lectures

Debbie Wilson R.N., Doctors Without Borders, February 4, 2015 (pptx)

Jeffrey Hescock, Director of University Emergency Management and Business Continuity, UMass Amherst, February 11, 2015 (pptx)

Presentation by Jeff Meyer, American Red Cross Blood Services, March 25, 2015 (pptx)

SMSgt Thomas Orifice, 104th Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard, April 8, 2015 (ppt)

Professor Ladimer S. Nagurney, University of Hartford, April 22, 2015 (pdf)

Additional material can be found on the Humanitarian Logistics: Networks for Africa site.

Virtual Center for Supernetworks


©2015 - Anna Nagurney - University of Massachusetts Amherst