Alvin D. Jeffery

Assistant Professor
School of Nursing
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics

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FOCUS: Data science, machine learning, predictive analytics, human-computer interaction

Dr. Alvin Jeffery is an Assistant Professor with the School of Nursing and the Department of Biomedical Informatics. He completed a Medical Informatics Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Nashville, TN. He has a background in pediatric critical care nursing and as a staff educator at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Jeffery focuses on the design, development, and evaluation of probability-based clinical decision support tools. He leverages machine learning and data science techniques for developing prediction models, and he incorporates qualitative methods for exploring how to implement CDS tools within nurses' cognitive and physical workflows. Dr. Jeffery has been elected to serve a 3-year term (2020-2023) on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

For more information visit Dr. Jeffery's School of Nursing page at

Education & Training

MS – Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
PhD – Nursing Science & Health Services Research Track, Vanderbilt University
MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner, Northern Kentucky University
BSN – Union University

Research Information


Refer to Dr. Jeffery's full publication list at