Jeniffer R. Garcia, D.H.Sc., M.S.B.I.
Interim Director, B.S. in Health Informatics
Jeniffer R. Garcia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Informatics and the Interim Director of the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics at Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University. Before assuming these roles, she was an adjunct in the health informatics graduate program at Nova Southeastern University. She worked in the healthcare field for over 20 years in direct patient care, administrative roles, executive leadership roles, and as a clinical informatics professional, where she honed her expertise in healthcare technology, electronic health records, health policy and administration, and health informatics. She obtained her master’s degree with honors in biomedical informatics from the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University. At the same institution, she earned a Doctorate in health science with a concentration in education in 2020, where she applied her expertise in health informatics and healthcare technology to investigate deficiencies in health informatics education programs, usability with electronic health records to identify training deficiencies and gamification for health promotion. She is a certified scrum master and a certified Lean Six Sigma black belt. Her research pursuits include artificial intelligence in healthcare technology, electronic health records, and workflow process improvement.