BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester
MS, Engineering Management, Walden University
Roopnarine (“Roop”) Hazarie's health care expertise spans over eleven years and includes a variety of senior level leadership positions in both acute and ambulatory care operations. Prior to entering the health care field, he enjoyed a 21-year career with Eastman Kodak Company where leadership experience was gained from a variety of senior operations roles spanning across diverse processes, cultures, products and technologies.
Professor Hazarie has over 19 years of direct experience leading Lean Six Sigma process applications to drive higher levels of quality throughout organizations and systems. He received his extensive training from recognized worldwide experts achieving the prestigious Management Black Belt certification and is the Senior Lean-Sigma (Process Improvement) consultant for the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. Mr. Hazarie is currently the Administrator for the Delaware Valley Practice Network at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Mr. Hazarie has served as an adjunct graduate professor at RIT since 2009 teaching in the area of health care quality and the principals of Lean Six Sigma. Roop’s students consistently comment on his timely, in depth feedback. One of his students share that his feedback was “not only praising what I did correctly, but also provided constructive criticism so I could further understand the principles we were learning.”