The Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis has promoted Shaun Grannis to first vice president of data and analytics. He most recently served as director of the Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics. 

In this new role, Grannis will serve as part of the institute’s senior leadership team and provide vision, strategic direction and oversight for activities related to data and analytics. Specifically, he will:

·      Lead the organization’s strategy in data and analytics research and development;

·      Identify and guide the development of strategic infrastructure, capabilities and personnel to further strengthen the institute’s leadership position in the data science and analytics community;

·      Guide and advance data-driven innovation through collaborations with key data partners, including the Indiana Health Information Exchange.

Grannis, who was recently promoted to professor of family medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, joined Regenstrief in 2001 as a National Library of Medicine sponsored medical informatics fellow. He was named CBMI’s associate director in 2015 and was appointed director in 2017. He holds the Regenstrief Chair in Medical Informatics at IU School of Medicine.

Grannis is a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, the American Medical Informatics Association, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He holds an undergraduate degree in aerospace engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, received his medical degree from Michigan State University, served an NLM fellowship training in biomedical informatics, and has a master’s of science degree in clinical research from Indiana University.