Denise L. White, PhD, MBA

Efficiency/Productivity Consultant, Quality and Transformation Analytics, James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-7203


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Denise White, PhD, MBA, is an assistant professor and efficiency/productivity consultant  in quality and transformation analytics in the James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White is a graduate from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Business where she received her PhD in operations management with a focus on healthcare operations. She holds a BS degree in mathematics and computer science and has secured her master’s in business administration (MBA) along with a certification as a project management professional (PMP). Dr. White’s research interests lie in the area of capacity management, hospital flow, and scheduling.  She has participated in efforts to improve resource utilization across the organization and partners with the University of Cincinnati to deliver graduate and undergraduate courses in healthcare operations management.

Education and Training

BS: Computer Science and Mathematics, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH, 1987.

MBA: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, 1995.

Master's Certification: Project Management, George Washington University, Steven's Institute of Technology, Washington, DC, 1997.

PhD: Business (Operations Management), College of Business, University of Cincinnati, 2010.