Amelia Klarich, BSE

Operations Engineer

Education/ Background:

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Iowa
  • Focus area: Healthcare Systems Engineering


  • Facilitate process improvement initiatives across the enterprise to increase safety, efficiency, and quality of care
  • Create optimal workplace designs and layouts
  • Apply industrial and systems engineering methods such as DMAIC, Six Sigma, 5S, and process mapping to the healthcare setting
  • Collaborate with the OE team to develop and deliver material for our Lean training sessions

Professional Memberships:

  • Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society for Health Systems
  • Applied Ergonomics Society

Special Interests & Activities:

  • Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Human factors and ergonomics
  • Snow and water sports


Phone: 319-353-6097
Address: C52-L GH

When asked, “What inspires you?”

“I am inspired to improve the lives of others. As an Operations Engineer, I aspire to accomplish this by utilizing systems engineering methods to support clinical staff in developing efficient practices that provide excellent care for our patients.”