Katie McCarthy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Applied Business Analytics and Yersin Fellow
Katie McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare informatics, information technology and analytics, and has earned degrees in computer engineering, technical communication, and clinical and medical informatics. Beginning her career as an embedded software design engineer, she discovered a passion for the medical industry. This passion led to technical and leadership positions within the BloodCenter of Wisconsin (now Versiti) and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). While working full-time, she began teaching as an Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) adjunct instructor within medical informatics. In 2013, she became an assistant professor and the MSOE program director for the Master of Science in Medical Informatics program (jointly offered with MCW). During this time, she was responsible for developing and delivering several undergraduate and graduate courses in medical informatics, information technology, and business analytics. In her current position, she will continue teaching undergraduate and graduate courses while pursuing research interests in healthcare analytics.