Anne Lord Bailey (she/her)
Director, Clinical Tech Innovation; Immersive Tech Lead
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Anne Lord Bailey is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, Director for Clinical Tech Innovation, and Immersive Technology Lead for VHA’s Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning (OHIL). Dr. Bailey started her healthcare journey as a pharmacy resident and then pharmacy practitioner for Western North Carolina VA Healthcare System in Asheville, NC. In 2020, she joined the OHIL team to lead the implementation of emerging technology with a particular focus on immersive tech. She has collaborated with experts and thought leaders in government, academia, and industry, while co-leading the expansion of the VHA XR Network from the founding five facilities to over 160, engaging more than 1,250 VA employees. Recently, Dr. Bailey was awarded the 2022 G2Xchange Change Agent Award and, along with other OHIL Immersive Tech team members, the 2022 Service to the Citizen Award. She also received the International Virtual Reality in Healthcare Association’s 2022 Hero Award.