Katrina Appell is a learner, researcher, and lean coach with experience in product development and healthcare. She has been a lean coach at the University of Michigan Health System and a senior lean consultant at Optiprise specializing in lean product development.
Katrina has a PhD and MSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and a B.S. in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Katrina is past President of the Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Alumni and Advisory Board at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.