Frank C. Clark has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Georgia. He has worked as a systems analyst at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and has held faculty positions at Vanderbilt University and the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He served as Vice Chancellor for Information Systems and Professor of Health Informatics at the University of Tennessee Medical Center from 1984-93. He served as CIO and SVP for two large integrated delivery systems (Baptist Healthcare of Kentucky and Covenant Health, Tennessee) from 1993-2003. He is currently VP, CIO, and Professor of Biometry at the Medical University and Hospital Authority of South Carolina.