Peter Salzarulo




Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Operations Management and Decision Sciences, 2006
  • M.B.A., Indiana University, Decision Support Modeling, 2001
  • B.S., Miami University, Paper Science and Engineering, 1995

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Endres Associate Professor Fellow, Miami University, 2017 - present
  • Associate Professor, Miami University, 2013 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University, 2006 - 2013
  • Field Service Engineer, GL&V (1997-1999)
  • Systems Application Engineer, GL&V (1995-1997)

Recent Publications

  • Mahar, S., Wright, P.D., Salzarulo, P., and Iacocca, K. €œUsing Transaction Data and Product Margins to Optimize Weekly Flyers.€ Forthcoming, International Journal of Production Research, doi:10.1080/00207543.2020.1748905
  • Mishra, S., Salzarulo, P., and Modi, S. 2020. €œPatient Care Effectiveness and Financial Outcomes of Hospital Physician Contracting Emphasis.€ Journal of Operations Management, 66(1-2), 199-226
  • Mahar, S., Salzarulo, P., and Wright, D. 2018. €œSimultaneous Use of Customer, Product and Inventory Information in Dynamic Product Promotion.€ International Journal of Production Research, 56(12), 4283-4299
  • Salzarulo, P., Mahar, S., and Modi, S. 2016. €œBeyond Patient Classification: Using Individual Patient Characteristics in Appointment Scheduling.€ Production and Operations Management, 25(6), 1056-1072
  • Salzarulo, P., and Jacobs, F. 2014. €œThe Incremental Value of Central Control in Serial Supply Chains.€ International Journal of Production Research, 52(7), 1989-2006

Honors & Awards

  • 2014: Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award, Outstanding Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Healthcare operations
  • Operations
  • Quality management systems
  • Supply chain management


Peter A. Salzarulo is an Endres Associate Professor Fellow in the Management Department, Farmer School of Business. He joined Miami in 2006 after earning both his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. During his time at Miami he has taught courses in the areas of quality management and manufacturing planning and control. He also teaches in the Farmer School's Professional MBA program. His primary research area is healthcare operations where he has studied such topics as physician contracting, the placement of specialized health services, and outpatient appointment scheduling. His research appears in the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers & Operations Research, and the International Journal of Production Research, among other outlets.


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