Theresa A. Cullen, MD, FAMIA

Secretary, AMIA Board of Directors
2020 to 2021

Pima County, AZ Health Department and Regenstrief/Indiana University Department of Family Medicine

Dr. Terry Cullen is, MD. MS. is a retired Rear Admiral, US Public Health Service and former CIO with the Indian Health Service (IHS) who has led numerous large scale software development and deployment initiatives. Under her leadership, “RPMS” — the health information technology (HIT) system for IHS — became the only certified HIT software suite within the federal government.

Between 2012-2015, she was the Chief Medical Information Officer for Veterans Health Administration where she oversaw development of a new model for field/community involvement in HIT and expanded operations in interoperability/data sharing, standards and terminology, and informatics patient safety.

Dr. Cullen has developed population health IT software suites, including electronic clinical quality measures and health capabilities at the point of care. More recently she led the utilization of appropriate technology to meet identified clinical needs and improve health outcomes with Regenstrief Institute.  Terry is currently the Health Director for Pima County, Arizona.