About Us

Enterprise Data and Analytics Division at Meharry

Meharry Medical College’s strategic vision calls for the College to be a leader in data-driven, health equity-focused research. The Enterprise Data and Analytics Division (EDA) provides the data collection, management and analytics services that are essential to this data-centric vision.

We champion a data-driven culture across the Meharry enterprise. Our data services advance the College’s work to improve understanding of Social Determinants of Health, clinical research, and other work to advance health equity through research, education, health services and policy leadership. 

We also serve businesses in any industry as a consulting partner with data expertise, providing both data-driven strategies and the tools to implement them.

staff analyzing data

Our Vision

By 2026, Meharry will emerge as a data-centric organization that collects, stores, analyzes, governs, and stewards data to drive optimal outcomes for the entire enterprise.

Our Mission

To deliver trusted data and analytics at speed and scale for operational advantage and increased efficiency in Meharry’s clinical, research, academic and business enterprises.

Our guided principles

Governed. Effective oversight and management of data enables the enterprise applications through improved data quality, simplified use and investment decisions.

Asset. Data is a strategic asset.

Shared. Data is appropriately shared through collective stewardship to enable analysis across the enterprise and enhance its value.

Ethical. Data is responsibly collected, stored and utilized to provide accountability and uphold the highest levels of scientific and data integrity.

Applied. Data is broadly understood and applied to inform evidence-based decisions at all levels across the enterprise.

Secure. Data is safeguarded.

Our goals

The goals for the EDA were established to support the Meharry Vision 2026, the College’s strategic plan.

  1. Cultivate a data-driven corporate culture across the Meharry enterprise
  2. Establish an advanced technology-driven enterprise data ecosystem that facilitates continued improvement and growth across the entire Meharry enterprise
  3. Enhance enterprise data management and governance
  4. Accelerate enterprise decision-making through business intelligence and analytics
  5. Establish partnerships with the business, tech and health care community.