Professional Activities

Intramural

Vanderbilt University/Vanderbilt University Medical Center
2006-2009Representative, Graduate Student Council
Webmaster, 2006-2009
2006-2009Co-Chair, Graduate Student Editorial Committee
2008-2009Biomedical Informatics Graduate Student Council
Secretary, 2008
President, 2009
2018-presentClinical Decision Support Steering Committee
Tulane University
2013-2018Member, Tulane Career Development Club, Tulane University
2014-2018Academic Policy Committee, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
2014-2018Global Biostatistics and Data Science Advisor, Public Health and Medical Advisory Committee
2015-2016Advanced Clinical Committee, Tulane University Hospital/HCA Healthcare
2016-2018Grievance Committee Alternate Representative, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
2016-2018Research Subcommittee Member, Tulane/BCBSLA Partnership for Healthcare Innovation
2017-2018Secretary, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine General Faculty, Tulane University
2018Tulane 34 Award Selection Committee
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
2010-2013Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Oversight Committee, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
2011-2012Clinical Decision Support Committee, Harris County Hospital District
2012-2013Curriculum Committee
2012-2013Scholarship/Awards Committee

Extramural

National Grant Review Panels, Study Sections, Committees
2012Health Care Innovation Challenge (HCIC) Grant Review Panelist, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
2013Program Committee, Analytics Track, IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI)
2013Steering Committee, Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH)
2013AMIA Annual Symposium, Homer R. Warner Award Review Committee
2015NIH Reviewer, NHLBI: Onsite Tools and Technologies for Heart, Lung, and Blood Clinical Research Point-of-Care SBIR
2015Reviewer, Early Career Fellowship: Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance
2016, 2018Teleconference Panel Reviewer, Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP), Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
2016K-Project Reviewer, Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Competence Centres for Excellent Technologies (COMET)
2016Online Panel Reviewer, Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Review Program (MSISRP), Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
2016Online Panel Reviewer, Extramural Medical Research (EMR) Program, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
2017-presentParent Member, Scientific Review Committee, National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative (NPC-QIC)
2017NIH Reviewer, National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Informatics, Library and Data Sciences (BILDS) Review Committee
2018, 2019Scientific Program Committee Member, AMIA Annual Symposium
2018NIH Reviewer, Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics Study
2019NSF Reviewer, Joint Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS)/National Library of Medicine (NLM) Initiative on Generalizable Data Science Methods for Biomedical Research
Editorial Boards
2008-2010Student Editorial Board, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
2011-2015Editorial Board, Biomedical Informatics Consultant, The Ochsner Journal
2012-presentEditorial Board, Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery
2018-presentAssociate Editor, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
Ad Hoc Journal Reviewer
ACI Open, AMIA Annual Symposium, Applied Clinical Informatics, Applied Sciences, Bioinformatics, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, BMJ Open, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Diagnosis, Drug Safety, European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, Health Informatics Journal, Health Policy and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), International Journal of Medical Informatics, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Health and Medical Informatics, Journal of Hospital Medicine, Journal of Patient Safety, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Medinfo, Methods of Information in Medicine, The Ochsner Journal, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, Pediatrics, Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine

Honors and Awards

2002-2006President’s Scholarship, Baylor University
2004-2006Dean’s List (Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Spring 2006), Baylor University
2005-2006John/Ann Iler Computer Science Scholarship, Baylor University
2005-2006Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Baylor University
2006-2008National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Informatics Training Grant Fellow, Vanderbilt University
2012Journal Paper selected as a Health and Clinical Management Best Paper in the 2012 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics (Adopting real-time surveillance dashboards as a component of an enterprisewide medication safety strategy. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2011 Jul;37(7):326-32).
2013Journal Paper selected as an Evidence-Based Health Informatics Best Paper in the 2013 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics (A Framework for Evaluating the Appropriateness of Clinical Decision Support Alerts and Responses. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:346-352.)
2015Southern Section-American Federation for Medical Research/Southern Society for Clinical Investigation Junior Faculty Research Travel Award
2016Journal Paper selected as a Clinical Information Systems Best Paper in the 2016 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics (Problem list completeness in electronic health records: A multi-site study and assessment of success factors. Int J Med Inform. 2015 Oct;84(10):784-90.)
2017Journal Paper selected as a Clinical Decision Support Best Paper in the 2017 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics (Variation in High Priority Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts Across Institutions and Electronic Health Records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Mar 1;24(2):331-8.)
2018Inducted as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA)

Professional/Community Service

2003-2006Member and Webmaster, Sigma Phi Lambda, Baylor University, Waco, TX
2006Student Volunteer, ACM International Programming Contest, San Antonio, TX
2006-presentJunior Member, Daughters of the American Revolution
Wharton Chapter, Covington, LA 2006-2008
Pierre de Mandeville Chapter, Mandeville, LA, 2008-present
Volunteer Information Specialist, 2008-2011
Outstanding Junior Member Award, 2011, 2017
2008Cat Socialization Volunteer, Nashville Humane Association, Nashville, TN
2009Volunteer, World Relief, Nashville, TN
2011Judge, Student Poster Session (Spring 2011, Fall 2011), The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston, Houston, TX
2011-2012Houston Project Volunteer, Houston’s First Baptist Church, Houston, TX
2012-2013Judge, Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rice University, Houston, TX
2012-2013Baylor Delegate, Baylor University, Waco, TX
Distinguished Young Alumnus, Central Houston Baylor Rally: March 2012, April 2013
2014Career Day Panelist, St. Scholastica Academy, Covington, LA
2014-2017Judge, Health Sciences Research Days, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2014-2018Pre-School & Children’s Ministry Worker, First Baptist Church of Kenner, Kenner, LA
2015Alumni Helper for “Foundations of Composition” Workshop, CMUniversity, http://www.clickinmoms.com/cmu/
2018-presentTiered Mentoring Program Participant, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2018Mentor, Women in AMIA Career Guide & Mentoring Event
2018Grant Writer, Pediatric Congenital Heart Association – Tennessee