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David D. Potenziani, PhD

David D. Potenziani, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
  • 6340 Quadrangle Drive, Suite 200
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27517

David D. Potenziani is currently Senior Informatics Advisor at IntraHealth International.

He has worked in the US, Africa, and Asia with groups to develop and extend the application of health informatics technologies and approaches. He dives into an array of ICT domains: mHealth, eLearning, eHealth policy, and HRH. He has participated in the development of national eHealth policies and practices and the application of open technologies for interoperability.

He came to IntraHealth from two decades at the University of North Carolina where he holds an adjunct faculty appointment. He is a recovering historian and a writer of nerd science fiction.

Practice Activities

  • Information systems development
  • Public health informatics
  • Grant development
  • Biosurveillance


BA, History, Eastern Illinois University., 1976

MA, History, University of Georgia, 1978

PhD, History, University of Georgia, 1981

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