Faculty Scholars

Faculty Scholar Magda Gabriela Sava, Ph.D. at  Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

M. Gabriela Sava, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Management
College of Business

Clemson University

Contact: 864-656-9233 or msava@clemson.edu  


Who is Dr. Sava?

M. Gabriela Sava is an assistant professor in the Department of Management in the College of Business since 2016. She is also a member of the organizing committee of the Clemson Operations Research Institute (CORI) since 2017. Gabriela completed her Ph.D. in Business Analytics and Operations at Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh and her undergraduate studies at Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

Her research interests lie in the area of health care analytics, ranging from health care operations management to medical decision making with an emphasis on patients’ engagement in the medical decision-making process. She is actively collaborating with researchers from Joseph F. Sullivan Center of Clemson University and Department of Management in assessing the impact of wellness programs on health care costs. She is also involved in projects with the Emergency Medicine Department of Greenville Health System regarding diabetes patient profiling in the Emergency Department.

For more information, see her Department Profile.

How Dr. Sava’s research is transforming health care

Dr. Sava is working to transform the way the patients engage in the preventive medical decision-making process by developing a team-based model where the patients’ preferences and health care provider expertise are combined to assess the appropriate course of action. She is also working on transforming the role of emergency medicine in detecting and managing chronic diseases, like diabetes, via patient profiling.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Operations Research, Health Care Analytics, Medical Decision-Making, Health Care Operations Management, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis