Renee Drabier, PhD, MBA, joined the University of North Texas Health Science Center in November 2008 as Vice President for Information Resources and Technology. She was promoted to Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Development in 2010. Dr. Drabier’s duties include oversight of Gibson D. Lewis Library, Biomedical Communication Service, the Center for Learning and Development, Information Technology Services (Helpdesk and Customer Services, Infrastructure and Security, Information Services, and Telecommunication Services), Professional and Continuing Education, and Record Information Management. She also serves as the Health Science Center’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Her academic affairs responsibilities include liaison to the Faculty Senate from the Provost’s Office, coordination of faculty development, and various academic projects.
Dr. Drabier returned to her home State of Texas from the University of Connecticut Health Center where she served from 2005 to 2008 as Assistant Vice President, Health Informatics and Associate Dean, School of Medicine. Prior to moving to Connecticut, Dr. Drabier was at Colorado State University-Pueblo where she served as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Chief Technology Officer for over seven years. Prior to her work at Colorado State, she served for fourteen years at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Renee has a PhD in Distance Education and Educational Technology from Texas A&M University, an MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and a bachelor’s degree in Music Education/Music Therapy from the University of Kansas.