Sanderson Named Vice Dean for Research Informatics

Iain Sanderson, BM, BCh, co-director of the Duke Center for Health Informatics (DCHI), recently was named Vice Dean for Research Informatics for the School of Medicine.

Since returning to Duke in 2012 as Chief Research and Academic Information Officer, Dr. Sanderson has served as the primary
technology strategist for the School of Medicine. He oversaw the implementation of the research component of Maestro Care and was instrumental in Duke’s successful Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) application.

As Vice Dean, Dr. Sanderson will continue to provide leadership in biomedical informatics, research computing, education and technology innovation to support the academic and administrative needs of the research community. He also supports the School’s activities and infrastructure related to the clinical enterprise. In her announcement, School of Medicine Dean Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD stated, “This new title reflects Dr. Sanderson’s outstanding contributions to the School of Medicine as well as his expanding
responsibilities.”