Fay Cobb Payton, Ph.D.



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Case Western Reserve University
Ph.D. in Information and Decision Systems
Secondary Area: Health Systems Management
(Graduation Date: January 1997)

Dissertation: Uncovering the Critical Factors in the Implementation Process of Interorganizational Health Care Information Systems

Clark Atlanta University, MBA in Decision Sciences/Information Systems

Undergraduate Program, Atlanta University Center Dual-Degree Engineering Program:

Clark Atlanta University, BS in Accounting

Georgia Institute of Technology, BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering


Industry Experience Prior to Joining the Academy

Consultant, Akron General Medical Center; Worked on an E-Health/Health Information Network Project

Project Leader, Ernst and Young; Health Care Information Services; Worked on a Health Care IT Skills/Competency Project

Intern, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Worked on a Physician Resource Utilization Project using Transition Systems application

Project Leader and Consultant, Manufacturing/Distribution, Time Inc. Magazines; Worked on a Supply Chain/Logistics Project using CAPSToolkit/Baan Application

Systems Engineer, International Business Machines; Worked on Small Accounts, Education, & Distribution with focus on AS/400 offerings and MAPICS

Top Performer Marketing Training Award based on Peer/Management Selection and Performance; Four Marketing Leadership Awards based on Peer Selection

Marketing Support Representative, International Business Machines; Worked on Finance and Insurance accounts with a focus on 3090 and PC offerings

Application Software Trainer, Georgia State University, Emory University, DeKalb College, Spelman College (Atlanta, Georgia)



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