Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members

January 26, 2016
Roster of members of the study section which reviews R01/R18 large research grant applications, R03 small research grant applications, and R13 large conference grant applications on the development, application and evaluation of technologies relevant to health care.


Pace, Wilson, MD (2019)
Professor of Family Medicine
University of Colorado
School of Medicine
Aurora, CO 80045


Cole, Curtis L, MD (2018)
Chief Information Officer
Medicine, Healthcare Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medical College/Cornell University
New York City, NY 10021

Fuller, Sherrilynne S, PhD (2018)
Department of Biomedical Informatics
School of Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Gong, Yang, MD, PhD (2018)
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Information
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX 77030

Gurses, Ayse Pinar, PhD (2019)
Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21202

Harle, Christopher Albert, PhD (2019)
Fairbanks School of Public Health
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Harman, Jeffrey S., PhD (2016)
Department of Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine
College of Medicine
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300

Huerta, Timothy R., PhD (2019)
Associate Professor
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43201

Jenders, Robert Allen, MD, MS (2016)
Professor of Medicine and Co-Director
Center of Biomedical Informatics
Charles Drew University
School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90059

Parashurama, Shriram, PhD (2018)
Senior Health Economist
National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago
Bethesda, MD 20814

Reddy, Madhu C, PhD (2018)
Health Communication
Department of Communication Studies
Center for Communication and Health
School of Communication
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL 606411

Savitz, Lucy Ann, PhD (2019)
Assistant Vice President, Delivery System Science
Institute for Health Leadership
Intermountain Healthcare
Research Professor Epidemiology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Sitapati, Amy Montague, MD (2018)
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director Population Health
UC San Diego Health System—La Jolla
La Jolla, CA 92037

Stockwell, Melissa, MD, MPH (2019)
Associate Professor
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University
New York, NY 10032

Weiner, Mark G, MD (2018)
Department of Clinical Sciences
Temple University
School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Scientific Review Officer

Aponte, Boris, MPH, PhD
Captain, US Public Health Service
Scientific Review Officer
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: (301) 427-1396
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Program Analyst

Hall, Wade A
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD  20857
Phone: (301) 427-1394
Fax:  (301) 427-1562

Page last reviewed January 2016
Internet Citation: Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members. January 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.