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KRISTIN H. GOIN
CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA
Nominated by the Institute of Industrial Engineers
Goin, 29, a consultant at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, works with healthcare professionals to determine the best way to deliver care, improve patient outcomes and enhance services to drive innovation. She has a passion for collaborating with clinicians to use systems thinking to develop more effective, efficient processes and improve the quality and operations of healthcare systems. She has published two papers in the Society for Critical Care Medicine that won the 2010 Scientific and Administration awards, and she actively participates in national forums through IIE and Society for Health Systems (SHS) to present projects and mentor students in applying engineering skills in the healthcare industry.
Kristin has a Bachelors degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Auburn University and a Masters degree in Health Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech. The education, faculty and programs at both institutions have played a key role in her success and contributions to her field.