Today, the American Lung Association in Indiana announced Brian Norris, vice president and chief nursing informatics officer at Indiana University Health, as a new member of its Local Leadership Board, based in Indianapolis. He will serve as a spokesperson for the local Lung Association and advocate for programs, services and public policy priorities.
“I’m honored to be a part of this incredible group at the local level of the Lung Association,” said Norris. “I can’t wait to work with my fellow board members and be a voice for the organization’s advocacy efforts to improve lung health and prevent lung disease. I look forward to participating in and supporting local fundraising events and activities.”
Norris is a health care clinician, executive and innovator. He has experience in developing analytical and informatics teams, as well as designing and building machine learning and artificial intelligence systems and strategies. Norris has worked at several of the largest health care and consulting institutions, including Lutheran Health Network, Triad Hospitals, Inc., Deloitte, Catholic Health Initiatives, Aledade and Marathon Health. He has held his current position at Indiana University Health since May 2021.
“The Lung Association is fortunate to add someone of Brian’s prestige to our organization’s Local Leadership Board. Among his many attributes, he brings a strong background in the Indianapolis community, expertise in health care and informatics, and a dedication to a world free of lung disease,” said Tanya Husain, executive director at the Lung Association.
Norris has been volunteering with the Lung Association for three years and currently serves on the Evening of Promise Gala and the Fight For Air Climb Executive Leadership Teams. He holds a Master of Business Administration in healthcare management from Indiana Wesleyan University, a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Purdue University and an associate in science and nursing from Purdue University.
About the American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to champion clean air for all; to improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and to create a tobacco-free future. For more information about the American Lung Association, which has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Platinum-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.