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Paula  Edwards

Assistant Research Professor

Research Assistant Professor

Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

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.

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Atlanta , GA


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Areas of Interest

  • Analytics
  • Behavior and Health
  • Data Science
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Interoperability
  • Machine Learning
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Statistical Modeling


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


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