Dr. Darcy Bullock is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue University and serves as the director of the Joint Transportation Research Program. Bullock is a Registered Professional Engineer in Indiana and has 25 years of experience in the industry working closely with vendors, state agencies, and USDOT, and colleagues at other universities. Bullock’s teaching, research and consulting interests have been in the general area of traffic engineering. He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Vermont, and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Bullock is the past chair of the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Advanced Technology Committee and past Secretary for the Transportation Research Board’s Traffic Signal System Committee. Over the past two decades, Bullock has completed several projects with the Federal Highway Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, National Cooperative Highway Research Program, National Science Foundation, Department of Homeland Security, Houston Airport System (Houston Intercontinental Airport), Kenton County Airport Board (Cincinnati Airport) as well several state and local transportation agencies. The results of those projects are published in over 200 journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical reports, several of which have received national awards from ASCE, TRB and ITE.
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Mr. Victor Namnum is the lead Quality Improvement Strategist for the Quality Improvement Division at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medication Group. Mr. Namnum received his MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins University and his BS in International Health Studies from Georgetown University. Mr. Namnum’s current role is overseeing rapid performance improvement in HEDIS, Health Plan, and Medicare STAR ratings by creating dynamic predictive analysis, assessing primary barriers, and overseeing rapid project implementation and scaling. Mr. Namnum’s goal is to provide better quality patient care for its 700,000+ patients and for his organization to continue to receive recognition as one of the top 10% healthcare providers in the country. Mr. Namnum, a former tech company founder, strongly believes in the implementation and use of mobile and transportation services in the healthcare sector to bring efficiencies to patients while utilizing less resources. During his talk he will discuss how mobility services that leverage mobile apps and transportation can help people improve their medication adherence, and what the financial and non-financial costs are of medication non-adherence for the healthcare sector.