Information Systems

Dr. Edmund Prater

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Associate Professor

Director, THR/UTA Medical Mini-MBA Program
Associate Director, UTA Health Education and Research Center (HERC)

Hello! As an Associate Professor, I teach Global Operations and Logistics.  I received my Ph.D., M.S.I.E, and M.S.E.E. from Georgia Tech.   My research  interests include medical systems, international business, and the workings of small and medium sized firms.  My work has been published or accepted in journals such as The Journal of Operations Management, The International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Communications of the ACM, The International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, Medical Group Management, The International Journal of Health Systems and informatics and Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education. My work experience includes being a Senior Manager in BellSouth's Technology Assessment Group and having co-founded an import/export firm in Russia. I have received research grants from the French Government and teaching awards from  UTA, Georgia Tech and the US Air Force.  If I can be of any help to you, please contact me.


Phone: 817-272-3009

Office: Room 529B