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Beth Breeden 

Health Care Informatics

Chair, Health Care Informatics



Biography

Dr. Beth Breeden is an Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Studies in Health Care Informatics at the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She has more than 25 years of experience in the health informatics sector and leads efforts in clinical informatics, cognitive computing, and artificial intelligence, with research efforts extending to innovative technologies such as blockchain.

Over the last ten years, Beth has served as the founding Director of the Master of Science in Health Care Informatics (MHCI) and dual PharmD/MHCI degree programs, positioning Lipscomb University as the second college of pharmacy in the nation to offer these degrees. She coordinated development of the Lipscomb University/IBM Watson Analytics Collaboration, which resulted in Lipscomb being the first college of pharmacy to incorporate Watson Analytics within research and curricular offerings.

Her experience includes positions in academia, health system pharmacy, and the health system software development industry. Breeden served as lead in defining product strategy, managing the software development life cycle, and meeting regulatory requirements for clinical products.

She is published in the area of healthcare informatics and has served on peer review boards for Blockchain in Healthcare Today, Applied Clinical Informatics, and the American Medical Informatics Association.

Academic Degrees

Bachelor of Arts Biology - UT Knoxville;

Master of Science Biology - Austin Peay State University;

Bachelor of Science Pharmacy - Samford University.

Academic Department

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences