Kevin Ketels is and assistant professor of Teaching, Global Supply Chain Management at Wayne State University. He is faculty lead for the annual Healthcare Supply Chain Forum, faculty lead for the General Motors Wayne State University Supply Chain Management Case Competition, and faculty lead for study abroad in Netherlands, Germany and Poland. For nine years, Kevin served as the CEO of KMED LLC. KMED Inventory offered health care inventory management services to hospitals and pharmacies nationally. KMED Research was a clinical research site management organization that operated clinical trials in SE Michigan on behalf of many global pharmaceutical companies. Kevin also served as the President of Kyrris Marketing, an agency focused on serving clients in the healthcare industry.
The conditions that led to a shortage of baby formula were set in motion long before the February 2022 closure of the Similac factory tipped the U.S. into a crisis. Retailers nationwide reported supplies of baby formula were out of stock at a rate of 43% during the week ended May 8, 2022, compared with […]