head shot Taiese Bingham-Hickman
Taiese Bingham-Hickman, M.S., MBA, Ph.D.

Dr. Bingham-Hickman embodies this mission as an alumna of the Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP) and a Leadership Alliance member institution. After participating in the SR-EIP at Harvard Medical School, she earned both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from New York University School of Medicine and completed her M.B.A at Northeastern University. Dr. Bingham-Hickman is also an HBCU graduate, she received a B.S. from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 

Dr. Bingham-Hickman brings to this position a wealth of experience and an impressive record of results across multiple sectors. In the past three years, she served as the Assistant Director of Biomedical Informatics Research and Operations at Brown University, where she supported the operational functions of the Brown Center for Biomedical Informatics (BCBI) with major statewide initiatives. In this capacity, she also served as the technical liaison for assigned projects with BCBI collaborators across Brown and its affiliated hospitals, as well as regional/national/international partners.

Before coming to Brown, Dr. Bingham-Hickman worked in the private industry at Beacon Health Options as the Vice President of Data Analytics where she oversaw Beacon’s Analytics Innovation Center that provided thought leadership and analytic capabilities to ensure optimal behavioral health solutions for regional and specialty health plans; employers and labor organizations; and federal, state and local governments. She managed a team that leveraged advanced analytic concepts to drive actionable, insight-driven and outcome-oriented decision making to deliver the best in class service for its members, providers and clients. Dr. Bingham- Hickman also worked as the Manager of Analytics for Beacon’s Pharmacy Intervention Program and was key in the development of evidence-based algorithms to help identify medication- related problems specific to behavioral health conditions. 

As a parent of a child with special needs Dr. Bingham-Hickman also serves as an advocate for students with disabilities in her local community and serves on the board of Autism Care Partners.