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Randa  Perkins

Randa Perkins, MD, FAMIA

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Program: Internal and Hospital Medicine

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Randa Perkins, MD is the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at Moffitt Cancer Center. In her role as CMIO she is responsible for contributing to the longterm vision of IT health systems at Moffitt, and the Clinical Informatics Department, which facilitates both implementation and optimization of the the electronic health record (EHR) and its various uses. Clinical informatics is the use of data and information technology to deliver healthcare, assist patients in monitoring their own health, and support the delivery of personalized medicine. Dr. Perkins describes success in her CMIO role as working towards the seamless integration of beneficial technology in healthcare. Dr. Perkins is a former computer programmer who relocated from Kentucky to Florida to earn her medical degree from the Florida State University College of Medicine. She completed her residency at the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program where she served as chief resident. Prior to joining Moffitt, she was Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare’s Executive Director of Medical Informatics. For Dr. Perkins, her computer programming background led her to discover new processes for combining medicine and IT to ensure electronic health records provide clinicians with the right information to drive better outcomes. Dr. Perkins’ professional interests are to utilize her broad skill sets in informatics, leadership, medicine, and healthcare administration for the improvement of patient care, and to the benefit of patients, providers, and organizations alike. Dr. Perkins continues her clinical practice as well, seeing patients in Moffitt’s Ambulatory Internal Medicine clinic, providing direct medical care for Moffitt patients.  Dr. Perkins is certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and in Clinical Informatics with the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

    Education & Training

    Board Certification:

    • Family Medicine -


    • Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare - Family Medicine

    Medical School:

    • Florida State University - MD
  • Publications

    • Rollison DE, Gonzalez BD, Turner K, Jim HSL, Zhao Y, Amorrortu RP, Howard R, Ghia KM, Ngo B, Reisman P, Moore C, Perkins R, Keenan RJ, Sallman DA, Naso CM, Robinson EJ, Vadaparampil ST, Simmons VN, Schabath MB, Gilbert SM. Examining disparities in large-scale patient-reported data capture using digital tools among cancer patients at clinical intake. Cancer Med. 2023 Sep.12(18):19033-19046. Pubmedid: 37596773. Pmcid: PMC10557830.
    • Nguyen OT, Turner K, Charles D, Sprow O, Perkins R, Hong YR, Islam JY, Khanna N, Alishahi Tabriz A, Hallanger-Johnson J, Bickel Young J, Moore CE. Implementing Digital Scribes to Reduce Electronic Health Record Documentation Burden Among Cancer Care Clinicians: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study. JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2023 Mar.7:e2200166. Pubmedid: 36972488.
    • Turner K, Stover AM, Tometich DB, Geiss C, Mason A, Nguyen OT, Hume E, McCormick R, Powell S, Hallanger-Johnson J, Patel KB, Kirtane KS, Jammigumpula N, Moore C, Perkins R, Rollison DE, Jim HSL, Oswald LB, Crowder S, Gonzalez BD, Robinson E, Tabriz AA, Islam JY, Gilbert SM. Oncology Providers' and Professionals' Experiences With Suicide Risk Screening Among Patients With Head and Neck Cancer: A Qualitative Study. JCO Oncol Pract. 2023 Jun.19(6):e892-e903. Pubmedid: 36395441. Pmcid: PMC10337750.
    • Hicks JK, Howard R, Reisman P, Adashek JJ, Fields KK, Gray JE, McIver B, McKee K, O'Leary MF, Perkins RM, Robinson E, Tandon A, Teer JK, Markowitz J, Rollison DE. Integrating Somatic and Germline Next-Generation Sequencing Into Routine Clinical Oncology Practice. JCO Precis Oncol. 2021 May.5. Pubmedid: 34095711. Pmcid: PMC8169076.
    • Moore C, Valenti A, Robinson E, Perkins R. Using Log Data to Measure Provider EHR Activity at a Cancer Center during Rapid Telemedicine Deployment. Appl Clin Inform. 2021 May.12(3):629-636. Pubmedid: 34261172. Pmcid: PMC8279818.
    • Perkins RM, Markowitz J. Development and Optimization of Clinical Informatics Infrastructure to Support Bioinformatics at an Oncology Center. Methods Mol Biol. 2020 Sep.2194:1-19. Pubmedid: 32926358.
    • Perkins RM, Markowitz J. Correction to: Development and Optimization of Clinical Informatics Infrastructure to Support Bioinformatics at an Oncology Center. Methods Mol Biol. 2020 Nov.2194:C1. Pubmedid: 33169350.
    • Jim HSL, Hoogland AI, Brownstein NC, Barata A, Dicker AP, Knoop H, Gonzalez BD, Perkins R, Rollison D, Gilbert SM, Nanda R, Berglund A, Mitchell R, Johnstone PAS. Innovations in research and clinical care using patient-generated health data. CA-Cancer J Clin. 2020 May.70(3):182-199. Pubmedid: 32311776. Pmcid: PMC7488179.
    • McGreevey JD, Mallozzi CP, Perkins RM, Shelov E, Schreiber R. Reducing Alert Burden in Electronic Health Records: State of the Art Recommendations from Four Health Systems. Appl Clin Inform. 2020 Jan.11(1):1-12. Pubmedid: 31893559. Pmcid: PMC6938713.
    • Menachemi N, Perkins RM, van Durme DJ, Brooks RG. Examining the adoption of electronic health records and personal digital assistants by family physicians in Florida. Inform Prim Care. 2006.14(1):1-9. Pubmedid: 16848961.
    • Fadool DA, Tucker K, Perkins R, Fasciani G, Thompson RN, Parsons AD, Overton JM, Koni PA, Flavell RA, Kaczmarek LK. Kv1.3 channel gene-targeted deletion produces "Super-Smeller Mice" with altered glomeruli, interacting scaffolding proteins, and biophysics. Neuron. 2004 Feb.41(3):389-404. Pubmedid: 14766178. Pmcid: PMC2737549.
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