Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics
452 Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Avenue
2006-present -- Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
2004-present -- Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
1990-93 -- National Library of Medicine Fellow in Medical Informatics, Section of Medical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Member of the American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) Data Definition and Messaging Workgroups (2009-present).
Member of the Immunizations Working Team of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on Clinical Information Technology (2008-present).
Medical Informatics consultant working with the ECELS Program of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to develop an automated assessment tool for licensed daycare facilities across the state, (www.wellcaretracker.org) checking immunization records and other healthcare preventive services. (1992-present)
Served as the PA Statewide Immunization Information System (SIIS) Project Manager for the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, co-chairing a statewide Task Force with the PA Department of Health to assist in the development and implementation of the immunization system (1994-1997)
Served as a Consultant for the Allegheny County Health Department (Pittsburgh, PA) to develop and implement stand-alone immunization tracking software for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's "All Kids Count" Planning Grant (1992-1993).
Numerous invited presentations on the topic of immunization tracking systems and vaccine forecasting algorithms since 1992.
Contributed to the 2007, 2008 and 2009 American Academy of Pediatric Policy Statements on the Prevention and Treatment of Influenza in Children.
Co-author on peer-reviewed articles on the topic of improving influenza immunization rates.