Chair, Health Care Informatics
Dr. Breeden is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Austin Peay State University and the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Breeden has clinical pharmacy experience in critical care, operating room, ambulatory care and long-term care settings. Her most recent position was in Pharmacy Informatics in the health-system software development industry. She was responsible for the development of core application software in Pharmacy, Nursing and CPOE. In this role, Dr. Breeden served as a principal lead in understanding the industry, defining product strategy, managing the software development life cycle, and meeting the regulatory requirements for clinical products.
She joined the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy faculty in September 2010. Dr. Breeden’s research, teaching and service activities are focused on the optimal use of healthcare information technology to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Breeden is active in national pharmacy associations, standards development organizations and is a leader in Pharmacy HIT. She has served in several leadership roles in the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology and has participated in the NCPDP Workgroup on Professional Pharmacy Services.