Health Informatics Advisory Board

Board Member Responsibilities

Members of the HI and DSBA Advisory Boards are appointed for two-year terms and can be reappointed for subsequent terms. The Advisory Boards meet formally 2-3 times annually.  Members of the board may be assigned to rotating subcommittees to address focus issues such as curriculum revision, student recruitment and placement, program research, board membership, and development.  In addition to the formal board planning sessions, members and their organizations may be asked to participate in panel discussions around industry topics, informal mentoring programs, and classroom presentations.

Health Informatics Advisory Board

Kelly Coleman
Senior Vice President, Operations


Patrick Curry
Commercial Leader Life Sciences Data & Analytics

IBM Watson Health: Explorys

Nicole Faucher
AVP for Professional Services


Shannon Fuller (Vice Chair)
Director, Data Governance

Carolinas HealthCare System

Dave Garrett
Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Novant Health

Abdul Kader
Division Head, Health and Wellness


Michael Korvink
Sr. Data Scientist, Quality & Regulatory


Pete Murphy
Chief Information Officer

Cardinal Innovations

David Olaleye
Principal Research Statistician


Walter Reid (Chair)
Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development

McKesson Technology Solutions

Susan Steagall
Vice President, Application Delivery Services and Information Technology Services

Novant Health

Ex-Officio Members

Dr. Bill Tolone

Interim Dean, College of Computing and Informatics

UNC Charlotte

Dr. Nancy Fey-Yensan

Dean, College of Health and Human Services

UNC Charlotte

Dr. Tom Reynolds

Associate Provost for Graduate Programs and Dean of the Graduate School

UNC Charlotte

Dr. Mirsad Hadzikadic

Executive Director, Data Science Initiative

UNC Charlotte

Dr. Michael Thompson

Faculty Director, Health Informatics

UNC Charlotte

Dr, Christopher Blanchette

Data Science Initiative Director, College of Health and Human Services

UNC Charlotte

Joshua Hertel

Director, Data Science Initiative

UNC Charlotte