Fast Breakouts

Peg Broadhurst - Patient Experience Data Analyst, Medical Center

Peg Broadhurst has years of experience in healthcare quality improvement, with a focus on improving the patient experience.

As the Patient Experience Analyst at the Medical Center, she assists members of the healthcare team in understanding, profiling and trending their patient perception survey results.

 

Arlyn Burgess - Associate Director for Operations and Strategic Initiatives, Data Science Institute

Arlyn Burgess oversees the operational stability of the Data Science Institute, which enables data science research throughout the University and coordinates an M.S. in Data Science program of approximately 50 students per year. Arlyn also manages budget development and implements ideas for donor relations, curricular management, marketing and branding, and physical space. She directs new initiatives driven by interdisciplinary interest in data, and develops new programming to engage students and faculty in the data science community. Working closely with offices across Grounds, she participates on central teams on research intelligence, collaboration discovery, and other data-driven initiatives. With external partners, she is the contact for data projects with industry as well as state and federal government agencies. Arlyn holds degrees from Northwestern University and the University of Virginia.

 

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John D'earth - Lecturer, Director of Jazz Performance

As the Director of Jazz Performance at the University of Virginia Mr. D'earth teaches improvisation, jazz trumpet and directs the UVA Jazz Ensemble.  As a jazz musician and composer he is interested in the nexus of composition and improvisation and in working with musicians who are committed to pushing their own boundaries in both of these areas.  D'earth has performed and recorded internationally and appeared on over one hundred CDs working with Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton, Miles Davis/Quincy Jones, Tito Puente, Bruce Hornsby, Emily Remler, Bennie Wallace, Eddie Gomez, The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, Bob Moses, Pat Metheny, Joe Henderson, Clark Terry, John Scofield and John Abercrombie, among many others.

 

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Kari Evans - Executive Director of the Bicentennial, Office of the President

Kari S. Evans has served as the Executive Director of the Bicentennial at the University of Virginia since 2014.  She is responsible for strategic planning and development, oversight, and execution of programming and content to commemorate this extraordinary milestone in the University’s history.  The commemoration will launch October 5-7, 2017, marking the anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of Pavilion VII, and will run through the bicentennial of the University’s charter in January 2019.  Additionally, Ms. Evans is the University’s Protocol Officer, offering training in protocol and etiquette as well as supporting efforts to bring Ambassadors and other foreign dignitaries to the University, providing the community the opportunity to learn from and engage with international leaders.

 

Rachel Nauman - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager

Rachel graduated from the University of Virginia's School of Nursing in 2001 and has practiced as a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse since.  After living in South Carolina and Florida, she returned home to UVA ten years ago where she is currently the Nurse Manager of the NICU. Rachel will graduate from the University of Colorado Denver this year with her MSN, specializing in Nursing Leadership and Health Systems Management. Rachel lives in Crozet with her husband and four children.

 

Teresa Wimmer - Senior Director of Enterprise Applications

Teresa Wimmer is the Senior Director of Enterprise Applications.  Prior to working for the University, she worked for General Electric. She has over 15 years of project management experience and is PMP certified. She holds a masters from Purdue University in Industrial Business Administration.

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