Karmen Williams

Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
Dr. Karmen S. Williams is a California native with roots in Oklahoma and Texas.
In May 2016, Dr. Williams received her Doctorate in Public Health Leadership and a Master of Business Administration from Georgia Southern University. She also received a Master of Arts in Sociology at Prairie View A&M University, a Master of Science in Public Health at Meharry Medical College, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Northeastern State University.Sy In 2019, she completed a post-doctorate fellowship in public and population health informatics at Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute. Her research focused on systemic informatics integration projects such as Patient-Centered Data Homes and dental and medical record integration. Dr. Williams is also actively involved in the American Medical Informatics Association, where she is the director of ‘For Your Informatics’, a podcast that explores the limitless world of medical informatics. This podcast is led by the Women in AMIA, which showcases people in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and informatics, and discusses topics relevant to success in these fields. Dr. Williams is passionate about increasing representation in STEM at the system level in all areas of informatics.
Degrees
DPH in Public Health Leadership from Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
MBA in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA
MA in Sociology from Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
MPH in Public Health from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
BSc in Biology from Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK
Research Interests
System-level informatics integration, dental informatics, diverse representation in STEM, informatics education
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