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Steven Wormsley, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-6242

Office: (585) 273-2685

Faculty Appointments


Professional Background

• Passionate, experienced leader with twenty years professional experience in higher education;
• Ten years in senior leadership, with proven record of leading high performing organizations and achieving goals;
• Strongly committed to the mission of higher education and to the role information technology and resources play in supporting that mission including teaching, learning, research, and institutional effectiveness;
• Computational biologist with a PhD from Yale University and broad knowledge of biomedical informatics, computational biology, genomics, pharmacogenomics, protein structure, and high-throughput screening;
• Co-Investigator for CTSA proposal for University of Arizona; member of Biomedical Informatics Management Team and co-leader IT Infrastructure services for the Biomedical Informatics (BMI) Core;
• Significant responsibilities for design, planning, management and operation of administrative, academic, clinical, and research technology;
• Significant institutional responsibilities involving planning, budgeting and resource allocation, assessment and accreditation, external partnerships, facilities and campus planning, and professional development programs;
• Significant knowledge of the leading ERP platforms (e.g., Oracle Peoplesoft, Kuali, SAP, Banner, etc.);
• Significant knowledge of the leading Business Intelligence platforms
(eg, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Cognos, Crystal Reports, Hyperion, BIRT, XCelsius, etc.);

- Leadership, operational management, and strategic planning: Comprehensive information technology leadership in support of the academic, administrative, research, and public service functions of a university; Strategic planning and strategic use of information resources in support of institutional mission and goals;
- Technology-enhanced teaching and learning: Technology-enhanced teaching and course delivery models in fully integrated and online learning environments. Integration of emerging technologies in teaching and learning, including collaborative information systems and mobile computing;
- Higher education administration: Institutional planning and effectiveness across multiple functional areas. Shared governance and collaborative faculty–administrative initiatives. Institutional governance and oversight experience with boards of trustees, state systems, and accrediting organizations;
- Business Intelligence: Business intelligence, including key performance indicators and analytics to support evidence-based decision making and programmatic effectiveness;



BS | SUNY College at Cortland
Biology and General Science

PhD | Yale University School of Medicine
Cell Biology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1999 - 2001
Postdoctoral Associate – Internal Medicine Yale University School of Medicine


Journal Articles

Libecap, A.; Wormsley, S.; Cress, A.; Matthews, M.; Souza, A.; Joiner, K. A.;. "A comprehensive space management model for facilitating programmatic research" . 2008; 83: 207-16.

Joiner, K. A.; Libecap, A.; Cress, A. E.; Wormsley, S.; St Germain, P.; Berg, R.; Malan, P.;. "Supporting the academic mission in an era of constrained resources: approaches at the University of Arizona College of Medicine" . 2008; 83: 837-44.

Joiner, K. A.; Hiteman, S.; Wormsley, S.; St Germain, P.;. "Timing of revenue streams from newly recruited faculty: implications for faculty retention" . 2007; 82: 1228-38.