As Director of Technology for Learning in the Health Sciences at Tufts University, Ms. Albright collaborates with deans, faculty,administrators, and students to enhance the administrative, research, clinical and educational functions of an academic health center through the use of technology. With grants from Tufts Medical School, the National Library of Medicine, the U.S. Dept of Agriculture, and several foundations Ms. Albright implemented the Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK) , an open enterprise educational system and digital repository that is a robust infrastructure implementing content delivery including mobile access, course evaluation, clinical assessment, and tools for personal knowledge management for Tufts’ health sciences schools.
TUSK is in use by medical schools in the US as well as Tufts' partner schools in India and Africa. In April, 2012 TUSK was released as open source software on GitHub and can be found through this link (http://opentusk.org).
Ms Albright serves on committees tasked with building and sharing medical educational software and content throughout the world including MedBuiquitous where she sits on the standards and working groups for virtual patients and competencies and recently co-chaired the curriculum inventory standards development. The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) contracted with MedBiquitous to develop the curriculum inventory standards. To facilitate the use of technology for teaching and learning in the developing world, Ms Albright travels to Africa and India to work with medical schools in the implementation of TUSK. Ms. Albright graduated from Tufts University and studied Urban Planning at New York University. Her other interests involve numerous volunteer activities including servings as an elected official on the Board of Aldermen in Newton Massachusetts where she chairs the Real Property Reuse Committee.
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