Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation taps former Epic lead for VP of data science

The Dallas-based Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation hired Vikas Chowdhry as vice president of data science.

PCCI, created by Dallas-based Parkland Health & Hospital System, is an independent nonprofit healthcare research and development think tank focused on data science and machine learning.

In this role, Mr. Chowdhry will lead the organization's nine-person data science team. He joins PCCI after 15 years at Epic, where he most recently served as the company's head of data science and machine learning for population health. Prior to his career at Epic, Mr. Chowdhry served as a software developer at CGI in Mumbai, India.

"I'm very excited to welcome Vikas to the PCCI family," said Steve Miff, PhD, president and CEO of PCCI. "He is a proven leader with deep data science expertise and broad national experience."

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