Blair Boyd, IT Product Manager, University IT Services and Research

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“It is extremely gratifying to know that the work I do supports important research,” said Blair Boyd.

In his role as IT product manager, Blair Boyd is currently managing high performance competing (HPC) and informatics for integrating biology and the bedside (i2b2). Before coming to Emory, Blair worked as a project manager at Weill Cornell Medical College and the NYU Langone Medical Center.

Born and raised in Sparta, OH (population 161!), Blair received his bachelor’s of business administration, with a focus on computer information systems, from Georgia State University and a master’s of science in health informatics from Kent State University. He also carries PMP and ITIL – Foundations certifications.

Blair finds peace through Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga. “I’ve been practicing for over ten years and it’s transformed my life,” said Blair. “Regular practice of yoga keeps me grounded and sane.” He also enjoys hiking, biking and reading.

As for his enthusiasm for his new Emory position, Blair said, “I love working in higher education and IT. It is extremely gratifying to know that the work I do supports important research.”

You can reach him at blair [dot] boyd [at] emory [dot] edu.

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