Dr. Tenenbaum serves as the Chief Data Officer (CDO) for DHHS, assisting the Department in developing a strategy to use information to inform and evaluate policy and improve the health and well-being of residents of North Carolina. Prior to taking on the role of CDO, Dr. Tenenbaum was a founding faculty member of the Division of Translational Biomedical Informatics within Duke University's Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.  Her research applies informatics methods to enable precision medicine, particularly in the area of mental health. She is also interested in ethical, legal, and social issues around big data, health disparities, and precision medicine. Prior to her faculty role, Dr. Tenenbaum was Associate Director for Bioinformatics for the Duke Translational Medicine Institute, with a focus on data standards and enterprise data warehousing. Nationally, Dr. Tenenbaum serves on the Board of Directors for the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) and plays a leadership role in AMIA's Committee on Women in Informatics. She also serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Library of Medicine as well as a number of editorial and advisory boards, including Nature Scientific Data and Briefings in Bioinformatics.