Andrew O. Johnson, PhD is the Manager of Data Science for Mission Health’s Analytics department. In this capacity, he leads a team of data scientists and allied analytics personnel to develop new data science initiatives, enhance organizational data assets, and partner with other Mission teams to achieve data-driven operational improvements in support of Mission Health’s BIG(GER) Aim. Developed in partnership with Mission’s future-minded administrative and clinical leaders, the expanding data science portfolio of Mission Analytics includes a variety of predictive models for clinical and operational targets.
Prior to joining Mission Analytics in 2015, Dr. Johnson served as Senior Analyst for Population Health at the Medical University of South Carolina, and Senior Data Scientist (IT-Advanced Analytics) and Assistant Professor of Health Services Management at the University of Kentucky. He holds degrees in Health Services Policy, Public Health Administration, Biology, and Music from the University of South Carolina; Mathematics from the University of Kentucky; Geographic Information Science from the Pennsylvania State University; and is currently pursuing graduate work in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management of the Medical University of South Carolina, where he teaches courses in applied statistics, data mining, and research methods in the Master of Healthcare Informatics program.