Victoria Wangia, MS, PhD, joined the KU Center for Health Informatics in 2005 after completing a fellowship in public health informatics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. Dr. Wangia teaches graduate courses for the KU School of Nursing, Masters of Health Informatics program, and the School of Medicine Masters in Public Health program. She has a Doctorate degree in Health Informatics with a concentration in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Her research interests are in health informatics, public health and preventive medicine.
Dr. Wangia is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association, the Kansas Public Health Association, the American Public Health Association, the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Heart of America HIMSS chapter. She was a scholar in the Kansas Public Health Leadership Institute (KPHLI) and is now a member of the Kansas Public Health Leadership Academy, and continues to serve as a mentor for KPHLI.