Dr. Sarah Cooley to serve as Director of Academic Clinical Research Information

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Biomedical Health Informatics (BMHI) team have jointly appointed Sarah Cooley, MD, MS, to a newly created position, Director of Academic Clinical Research Information. Dr. Cooley, Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation, also serves as Director of Medical Informatics and Services for the Masonic Cancer Center.

In this new role Dr. Cooley will work with CTSI, BMHI, the AHC Information Exchange (AHC-IE), AHC Information Systems, and the research community to develop a high quality and efficient informatics platform. Dr. Cooley will ensure that user requirements are central to all solutions developed by this collaborative team, which aims to create a clear user-centric pathway to access informatics and research analytics support alongside traditional research support services such as nursing, regulatory, and biostatistics. She will also participate with Fairview, University of Minnesota Physicians and AHC-IS on an Epic Optimization effort, and will develop metrics to evaluate the quality and value of informatics systems and tools.

Please contact Dr. Cooley directly at cool0023@umn.edu or 612.625.8474 with questions.

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