Kathleen McGrow DNP, MS, RN, PMP, FAAN

CNIO, Microsoft

Dr. Kathleen McGrow is chief nursing information officer for the Microsoft health and life science industry team. In this role, Dr. McGrow advises organizations on how the innovative use of technology can support their digital transformation imperatives of consumer engagement, provider enablement, analytics for population health, and cognitive computing to support a learning health system. She most recently has published two articles about artificial intelligence, Artificial Intelligence: Essentials for Nursing and Transforming Clinical Data into Wisdom and Artificial Intelligence Implications for Nurse Leaders. Both articles were written to engage strategic thinking about current and future use of AI for clinical use cases and improve patient outcomes. Dr. McGrow’s clinical background spans many years, with most of that time spent in trauma and critical care settings. Dr. McGrow has worked at some of the premier medical centers in the United States, including Johns Hopkins and the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a doctorate in nursing practice focused on executive leadership and evidence-based practice.