Pinar Keskinocak, PhD, is the current President of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and professor at Georgia Institute of Technology, specializes in infectious disease modeling and evaluating intervention strategies. She has worked on projects with companies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and healthcare providers, including the American Red Cross and the CDC.
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The entire world is watching aghast as our nation continues to struggle with its COVID-19 response, where our broken supply chain cannot supply medical workers with enough masks and face shields to keep them reasonably healthy. The pandemic has exposed inadequacies and vulnerabilities in supply chains that were supposed to provide the much-needed supplies in the healthcare system. But life-threatening shortages are reported daily. COVID-19 testing kits and nasal swabs, lab processing...