UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Lanham, Holly Jordan

School of Medicine
(210) 617-5314

Holly Lanham, PhD, MBA, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Lanham joined the HSC faculty in August 2010, where she is currently serving as a Health Services Researcher engaged in scholarship at the intersection of health information technology and complexity science. Her research has been awarded Best Paper in the International Medical Informatics Association Yearbook of Medical Informatics and Top 10 Cited Paper 2014 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Also since joining the HSC, her research has been covered by the American Medical News and Information Week. Dr. Lanham?s research and teaching interests include health informatics, complexity science, the role of work relationships in improving health care delivery systems, managing uncertainty in health care, organizational theory, and qualitative research methods. She is a course instructor for the Introduction to Informatics in the MSCI Program and serves on the dissertation committee for two HCS doctoral candidates, among other teaching responsibilities. Dr. Lanham has given numerous regional, national and international presentations, including 15 invited talks, two School of Medicine Grand Rounds, and numerous departmental talks across the UT System. She is a section editor at BMC Health Services Research managing the peer review process for 50-70 submitted manuscripts at any given time. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed papers and four book chapters and maintains active collaborations with scholars at the HSC and other high quality research institutions across the country. Dr. Lanham is a member of the review panel for AHRQ HITR section to regularly review applications responding to program announcements related to health IT. Finally, she serves on the advisory board for International Society for Systems and Complexity Sciences for Health, a group promoting the recognition of the nonlinear, adaptive, dynamic nature of health and disease, and demonstrate scientific research methodologies required to understand and solve health, healthcare and health system problems.

9/2017 - Present Associate Professor UT Health San Antonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
9/2017 - Present Associate Professor UT Health San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
11/2012 - Present Research Scientist and Worker Without Compensation South Texas Veterans Health Care System, VERDICT, San Antonio, TX