Allison B. McCoy, PhD is the Director of Technology for CIRCLE and is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She is currently the PI on an NLM R21 that aims to develop measures for electronic health record safety. She previously served as PI on an NLM K22 award that developed, implemented, and evaluated novel, semi-automated methods for assessing and improving the appropriateness of clinical decision support alerts and provider responses in ambulatory and community hospital settings with commercial electronic health records.
Dr. McCoy has a PhD and MS in Biomedical Informatics from Vanderbilt University and BSCS in Computer Science from Baylor University, and she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston. She also holds adjunct appointments at The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics at Houston and in the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.