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Tom Berg, PhD

Joint Adjunct Assistant Professor


Dr. Tom Berg, currently serves as the Strategy Director of the HITS lab and Assistant Professor at the College of Nursing.  He comes to the College of Nursing with more than 25 years of diverse technology experience in the government and private sector.  He has a PhD in Systems Engineering from UTK, an MBA and Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin and professional certification in technology project management.  His professional experience has focused on transitioning technology from research to applied use, managing applied research and development programs and building university and private sector partnerships for the accelerations of the advancement of technology. His academic interests are on the application of engineering in support of nursing, specifically he is interested in computer modeling of complex adaptive systems as a way to develop comprehensive understanding high consequence systems (e.g. healthcare operations) behavior.

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