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Barney Corwin

Tyser Teaching Fellow & Senior Fellow, CHIDS

Department: 
Decision, Operations & Information Technologies
Office: 
4318 Van Munching Hall
Phone: 
(301) 405-9677
Education: 
Ph.D., Computer and Information Systems, University of Pennsylvania
Bio: 

Barney Corwin us a Tyser Teaching Fellow in the department of Decisions, Operations & Information Technologies. He is a senior fellow with the Center for Health Information & Decision Systems (CHIDS). He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses concerning Project Management, Information Systems, the Management of Information Systems, and Healthcare Information Systems. Before joining the Smith School, he was Chief Information Officer for the Department of Health in the Government of the District of Columbia.

He has served as a information systems manager and executive for Freddie Mac, Primerica, and Merrill Lynch. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania Moore School of Electrical Engineering and Loyola College in Baltimore Maryland. He has been a guest lecturer at MIT and American University. His professional interests include: the transformation of health care delivery and outcomes through the application of information technology; the application of project management methods, mindset, and techniques to business and organizational opportunities and problems; and the innovative use of information systems in businesses and organizations.