Bill Brand brings to PHII over 25 years of experience working on state, local and national public health issues, with 15 of those years focused on public health informatics. As Director of Public Health Informatics Science, Bill ensures that PHII’s programs are helping to advance the growing discipline and practice of public health informatics. He oversees the development and implementation of the programs within PHII, ensuring they both leverage and contribute to other informatics developments across the country and globally.
Before coming to PHII, Bill served as Deputy Director for the Center for Health Informatics and the Minnesota e-Health Initiative at the Minnesota Department of Health.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from St. Cloud State University. He earned a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Community Health Education and Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota.