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Paula  Edwards


Affiliate, Executive MPH

Dr Edwards work focuses on using data and information technology to improve quality, efficiency, and safety in healthcare. She has twenty+ years of experience in design and implementation of technology to improve operations in a variety of industries, including healthcare. She has led or participated in numerous engagements in strategic planning, data analytics platforms, data governance, health information exchange, workflow redesign, clinical & business outcome evaluation, vendor selections, Meaningful Use/MACRA readiness, and IT usability evaluations. She has presented at 20+ industry conferences & invited presentations and is co-author on 20+ peer-reviewed publications.

Contact Information

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Areas of Interest

  • Analytics
  • Behavior and Health
  • Data Science
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Interoperability
  • Machine Learning
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Systems Integration


  • BS 1995, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • PhD 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology

Courses Taught

  • APHI 585D: Inform Solu. for Pub Hlth Dec.


  • No Publications listed