Abigail Hillard, RN, MSN

Clinical Nurse Annotator
Center For Improving the Public’s Health through Informatics
2525 West End Avenue
Suite 1400


Abigail manually annotates clinical texts by identifying concepts of interest to create a reference standard for training. Extract and assign attributes to concepts and assist in developing annotation guidelines and pilot test guidelines.

Her experience includes over five years as a research nurse/coordinator at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, several years with case management as the discharge coordinator for Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Her other experiences include; school nurse, home health nurse, staff nurse in long term acute care facility and cardiac step-down unit. 


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, LaSalle University, Philadelphia

Master of Science in Nursing (Clinical Nurse Specialist), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN