Sarang Deo is Assistant Professor of Operations Management at the Indian School of Business. His primary area of interest is health care operations with special emphasis on investigating the impact of operations decisions on population level health outcomes. He has studied the influenza vaccine supply chain and the phenomenon of ambulance diversion (in the US), the adult HIV treatment supply chains and the infant HIV diagnosis networks in sub-Saharan Africa, and more recently the TB diagnosis pathway in rural India. He frequently collaborates with international agencies such as the Clinton Health Access Initiative and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and his research has been funded by the US National Science Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada.
Prior to joining the ISB, Sarang was Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management. He was a management consultant in the Accenture’s Mumbai office before embarking on an academic career. Sarang has a PhD from UCLA Anderson School of Management, MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and BTech from IIT Bombay.
Ph D, UCLA Anderson School of Management, 2007
MBA, IIM Ahmedabad, India, 2001
B. Tech., IIT Bombay, India, 1999
Deo, Sarang., Iravani, Seyed., Jiang, Tingting., Smilowitz, Karen., Samuelson, Stephen. (Forthcoming) "Improving health outcomes through better capacity allocation in a community-based chronic care model", Operations Research
Allon, Gad., Deo, Sarang., Lin, Wuqin. (2013) "The impact of size and occupancy of hospital on the extent of ambulance diversion: Theory and evidence", Operations Research, 61 (3), 544-562
Latigo-Mugambi, Melissa., Deo, Sarang., Kekitiinwa, Adeodata., Kiyaga, Charles., Singer, Mendel. (Forthcoming) "Do health system delays impact patient retention? Evidence from HIV early infant diagnosis program in Uganda", PLoS One
Sun, Amanda., Pai, Madhukar., Satyanarayana, Srinath., Deo, Sarang., Dowdy, David. (Forthcoming) "Modeling the Impact of Alternative Strategies for Rapid Molecular Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Southeast Asia", American Journal of Epidemiology
Deo, Sarang., Topp, Stephanie., Westfall, Andrew O., Wamulume, Chibesa M., Morris, Mary., Reid, Stewart. (2012) "Impact of organizational factors on quality of adult HIV lab testing in Lusaka, Zambia", BMC Health Services Research, 12 (106), 9
Deo, Sarang., Topp, Stephanie., Garcia, Ariel., Yagci, Kezban., Soldner, Mallory., Reid, Stewart., Chipukuma, Julien. (2012) "Modeling the impact of integrating HIV and outpatient health services on patient waiting times in an urban health clinic in Zambia", PLoS One, 7 (4), e35479
Arifoglu, Kenan., Deo, Sarang., Iravani, Seyed. (2012) "Consumption externality and yield uncertainty in influenza vaccine supply chain: Intervention on demand and supply side", Management Science, 58 (6), 1072-1091
Deo, Sarang., Gurvich, Itai. (2011) "Centralized vs. Decentralized Ambulance Diversion: A Network Perspective", Management Science, 57 (7), 1300-1319
Deo, Sarang., Corbett, Charles J. (2009) "Cournot competition under yield uncertainty: The case of U.S. influenza vaccine market", Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 11 (4), 563-576
Deo, Sarang., McInnes, Keith., Shapiro, Martin F., Cleary, Paul D. (2008) "Assessing the impact of organizational factors on the performance of HIV clinics in quality improvement collaboratives", Medical Care, 47 (9), 929-1035