Bill Tierney, M.D., Chair of the Department of Population Health at the Dell Medical School
William Tierney, MD is a general internist and medical informaticist who currently serves as Chair of the Department of Population Health in the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin. He and his department are playing a leading role in the Dell Medical School’s mission to help Austin become a model healthy city. He previously served as President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, Inc., the country’s oldest research institution dedicated to improving health systems, and Associate Dean for Clinical Effectiveness Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Tierney’s interests and expertise are improving health care delivery and its outcomes through developing and implementing new systems of care, including electronic health records (EHRs), in hospital and outpatient venues in the U.S. and East Africa.