Part of the Information Systems Decision Sciences Department, Ron Satterfield is an instructor who teaches business and economics courses in statistics as well as courses in operations management, service operations management, mathematical modeling and Lean management. He has taught courses in the "business of medicine," delivering business education to physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Satterfield's research interests include process improvement, workplace safety, and facility location. He has authored teaching materials in these areas, including an instructor's manual to accompany textbooks. He is also a frequent lecturer and presenter at academic conferences.
He has a PhD from Indiana University and an MBA and BA in operations management from Eastern Illinois University. He joined USF in 1993 after several years university-level teaching experience. His professional service includes auditing/oversight of credit union operations as a board member of the USF Federal Credit Union. He has been active in industry associations and currently serves on the board of the Apollo Beach Chamber of Commerce.
- QMB 2100 - Statistics I
- QMB 6305 - Managerial Decision Analysis
- Committee Member and Past Chair, Supervisory Committee, USF Federal Credit Union
- Provide instruction in Lean and Process Improvement to physicians and other healthcare professionals
- Provide corporate and governmental organizations with training in Lean, Six Sigma, Process Improvement, and general statistical analysis