This event is brought to you by the University of North Texas College of Information
Date: October 20, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. PT / 5:30 p.m. CT / 6:30 p.m. ET
Join us for a discussion of the frontiers in health Informatics. These are the voyages of the University of North Texas Health Informatics Program with its mission: (1) to explore the intersection of healthcare, technology, and information and (2) to create a workforce that meets the demands of the discipline. Graduates of the program who have chartered career journeys in the profession will share their stories.
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Meet the Speaker
I am a professor in the areas of health informatics/health sciences librarianship, and I hold a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.S. and Ph.D. in information science from Case Western Reserve University.
TB Data Manager
Texas Department of State Health Services
Public health data professional with over 5 years of experience in communicable diseases. Currently serving as the regional TB data manager and data consult for COVID-19 operations for Texas DSHS. Professional and academic interest in Public Health Informatics & Health AI.
Manager, Quality and Analytics Division of Pharmacy
MD Anderson Cancer Center
The MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Analytics team provides pharmacy-specific data and analytic services to support clinical research, operations (including supply-chain), treatment regimens, patient outcomes, payment/reimbursement, and quality improvement initiatives. The analytics team also serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for the Epic data repository known as Clarity particularly for the Pharmacy subject areas and data models. We also serve as pharmacy SMEs for the institution’s Federated Institutional Reporting Environment (FIRE).
Research Information Scientist
I received my Master in Information Science, with a focus in Health Informatics from UNT in 2010. I was hired as a Research Information Scientist by Abbott Laboratories in 2011. In this role, I conduct biomedical literature searches to support all business units within the company, with a particular focus on our cardiovascular, neuromodulation, and diabetes care divisions.
In my role, I support EMR system configuration to help end-users and patients. I have worked for over 5 years on different teams to help users with front-end and clinical workflows. I completed UNT’s Information Science program at the Bachelor’s level and completed my Master’s with a concentration in Health Informatics.