Lura Daussat serves as the director of the practice support business unit; before moving into this role, she was a senior informatics analyst for PHII. Previously, Lura spent 12 years at OZ Systems, where she partnered with state public health programs that included newborn hearing screening, critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening, and newborn bloodspot screening as they implemented OZ Systems software. In addition to supporting newborn screening programs, while at OZ, Lura authored two implementation guides for HL7 on exchanging data from devices to public health for newborn hearing screening and CCHD.
Prior to joining OZ Systems, she received her Master of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine after completing three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana. Her undergraduate degree is a BS in biology from the University of North Texas.