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College of Pharmacy


Faculty and Staff

Daniel A. Brown, M.Ed., MLIS, PMP

Title: Director of Informatics and Instructional Technology
Department: Pharmacy Instructional and Information Technology
College of Pharmacy
E-mail: brown248@cop.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-3753
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Education

Bachelor of Science, Sociology
College of Charleston, 2011

Master of Education, Educational Technology
University of South Carolina-Aiken, 2014

Master of Library and Information Science, Health Sciences Information Services in Academic Environments
University of South Carolina, 2016

Master of Health Information Technology
University of South Carolina, In Progress

Ph.D. (c) Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Informatics
Rutgers University, In Progress

Background

Daniel Brown is the Director of the Pharmacy Instructional and Information Technology (PIIT) at the College of Pharmacy. Currently, he is working on his Master of Health Information Technology at the University of South Carolina and is a doctoral candidate for a PhD in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Clinical Informatics at Rutgers University. He is well versed in both the waterfall and agile project management and holds the Project Management Professional, Project Management Insitute-Agile Certified Practitioner, Certified Scrum Professional and ITIL certifications. Additionally, he has the Online Teaching Certificate from the Online Learning Consortium, Grant Writing Certificate from USC, and is a Quality Matter Peer Reviewer for online course design. He will also complete the Certified Government Chief Information Officer leadership program at the University of North Carolina and the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of South Carolina in May 2017.

He started his career in IT over 12 years ago where he ran his own consulting companies specializing in custom application development and server hosting. His career in academia started at USC’s Arnold School of Public Health as a system programmer and quickly worked his way up to the senior applications analyst and application development manager. At the Arnold School, Daniel created custom applications for researchers and modules for the office’s learning management system. In 2015, Daniel transitioned to the SC Department of Social Services as the Technical Manager of Child Care Applications where he helped build and manage several teams of senior developers, business analyst, and project managers.

Daniel is currently the Director of PIIT at the College of Pharmacy where he manages the IT infrastructure including setting budgets, maintaining client relations, renovating distributed learning classrooms, supporting the virtualized computer lab solutions and acts as the college’s main security liaison. His department is also responsible for maintaining the Palmetto Poison Control’s ToxiCall system and the college’s electronic health records, computerized physician order entry, and pharmacy management software systems. In addition, he is an adjunct instructor for the Integrated Information Technology Department at USC’s College of Engineering and Information Technology where he teaches ITEC-560, Analysis and Application of Project Management Software.