Robinson Named SimLEARN National Program Manager
By Gerald Sonnenberg EES Marketing and Communication
ORLANDO, FL - Harry Robinson joined the VHA SimLEARN program as National Program Manager Feb. 13. He succeeds Dr. Paula Molloy, who served in that position since May 2010.
Prior to this new appointment with SimLEARN, Mr. Robinson was a senior associate with Booz Allen Hamilton here, where he served as the advanced analytics modeling and simulation lead supporting Team Orlando, a collaborative alliance of governmental and non-profit agencies, including the Department of Defense and VA, working to leverage simulation technology to improve employee performance,. His focus was on providing live, virtual and constructive simulation to support training solutions to accomplish individual and team training requirements.
A Veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Robinson earned his commission through the Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps upon graduation from Pennsylvania State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He then earned a Master's of Science in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee and completed the Naval War College Command and Staff Course. The Philadelphia native retired at the rank of captain after 28 years of military service, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Modeling and Simulation from Old Dominion University.
"I'm very honored to have been selected to come on board the VHA SimLEARN team," said Mr. Robinson. "This is an exciting and challenging task to leverage the modeling and simulation domain for the conduct of training, education and research in achieving health care excellence. SimLEARN has already established a great reputation, and I look forward to contributing to its success within the VHA and, most especially, to the Veterans we serve. I welcome the opportunity to introduce myself to you and to learn your perspectives and ideas for the future."