Vice President, UPMC Enterprises

Rebecca joined UPMC Enterprises in 2017 after a 20-year career in academic medical informatics. She oversees the analytics program at UPMC Enterprises where she is responsible for development of natural language processing and machine learning applications. Over the past 15 years, her work has focused on extracting meaningful information from electronic medical records to impact population health, precision medicine, and quality improvement, using natural language processing methods. She has been elected Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics since 2010 and is the author of more than 85 manuscripts.

Rebecca received her MD and completed her National Library of Medicine Fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She received her MS in Information Science at the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Science. She completed her graduate medical training in Pathology and Neuropathology at Stanford University Medical Center.

Prior to joining UPMC Enterprises, she was Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Chief Information Officer for the Institute for Personalized Medicine, and Director of the Graduate Training Program in Biomedical Informatics at University of Pittsburgh.