Allison McCoy, PhD, ACHIP, FAMIA

Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Clinical Informatics Core

Allison B. McCoy, PhD, ACHIP, FAMIA, is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics in the School of Medicine at Vanderbilt University and Director of the Vanderbilt Clinical Informatics Core. Through her own research, working with the VUMC operational health information technology, and in collaboration with other researchers through the Clinical Informatics Core, her work primarily centers around applied clinical informatics. She is interested in developing and implementing novel, generalizable approaches to evaluating and improving electronic health records and clinical decision support using existing data sources and bringing them to the point of care to improve healthcare quality and safety across multiple healthcare organizations. 


Dr. McCoy received her MS and PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Vanderbilt University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics in Houston. She also worked as an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics in Houston and in the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine before returning to Vanderbilt. 


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