Dr. Randy V. Bradley is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business at The University of Tennessee. He holds a Ph.D. in Management of Information Technology (IT) and Innovation, an M.S. in Management Information Systems, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering, all from Auburn University. As a supply chain and healthcare IT strategist and researcher, Dr. Bradley's expertise includes the strategic application of business analytics and IT in the supply chain, with an emphasis on the healthcare sector. Dr. Bradley has nearly 20 years of experience in the IT space, with approximately 15 years devoted to healthcare. He has held a number of positions in private business and has operated as an independent consultant providing advisory services to a variety of organizations in the public and private arenas. Some of Dr. Bradley’s business background includes consulting on IT outsourcing transitions, large-scale systems integration projects, and supply chain transformation initiatives. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including General Motors Locomotive Division, Alabama Department of Transportation, Pratt & Whitney, Ford Healthcare, Northwell Health (formerly North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System), and various agencies within the U.S. Department of Defense.
Dr. Bradley has published nearly 30 articles and book chapters on the strategic application of business analytics and IT in the supply chain, and has presented his research at over 70 national and international practitioner and academic meetings and conferences. He is a highly sought-after speaker, and he has presented at numerous academic, professional, and corporate conferences and events. Additionally, Dr. Bradley has been recognized for his excellence in teaching, his leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion in academia, and his impact in industry as evidenced by numerous awards and recognitions.
As a member of the Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM), Association for Information Systems (AIS), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), he serves as an advocate for health IT and its interplay between other areas of healthcare, such as supply chain, financial/revenue cycle management, and analytics.