Dr. Hardy has had a diverse research career in cardiovascular health, women and children’s health issues, and infectious diseases, and she is now utilizing big data with an eye towards disease prevention. As a past NIH Program Officer and member of the BD2K Initiative, she gained interest in data science/big data, data use and maximization, and the ethics of research use of clinical data. The intersection of nursing and data science will provide evidence-based methods for disease prevention and provide better patient outcomes.
PhD, University of North Carolina
MSN, George Mason University
BSN, State University of New York-New Paltz