Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members

October 23, 2014 - October 24, 2014

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.


Harris, Marcelline, RN, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Nursing and Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI  48109


Bailey, Thomas C., MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine
School of Medicine
Washington Univerity
St. Louis, MO  63110

Britto, Maria T, MPH, MD
Division of Adolescent Medicine 
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039

Chou, Shin-Yi, PhD
Department of Economics
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Cohn, Simon, MD, MPH
Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Federation
Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA  94612

Dixon-Lee, Claire, PhD
Executive Director
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics & Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Chicago, IL  60601

Einstadter, Douglas, MD*
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Medicine
Metro Health Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44109

Friedman, Lawrence S, MD
Medical Director, Ambulatory Care
Medical Director, Quality & Safety
Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine
University of California at San Diego
UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA  92103-8985

Gong, Yang, PhD, MD*
Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Information
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX 77040

Hagen, Michael D., MD*
Senior Vice President
American Board of Family Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Kentucky College of MedicineUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY 40505

Harman, Jeffrey, PhD
Associate Professor & Associate Chair
Department of Health Services Research Management & Policy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 326111

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

Koopman, Richelle J, MD
Associate Professor
Curtis W & Ann H Long Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO  65212

Mancini, Mary, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean and Chair
Undergraduate Nursing Programs
Baylor Professor for Healthcare Research
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX  76019-0407

McGowan, Julie J, M.A., PhD
Professor Emeritus, Knowledge Informatics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Jonesville, VT  05466-0279

Menon, Nirup M, PhD*
Associate Professor
Information Systems & Operations Management
School of Management
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030

Messenger, John C., MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Labs
Director, Cardiovascular ICU & Stepdown Units
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO  80045

Nietert, Paul J, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC  29425

Nkoy, Flory, MD
Research Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Director of Research, Div of Inpatient Med
Primary Children's Medical Center
School of Medicine
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Padman, Rema, PhD*
School of Public Policy and Management
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburg, PA 15213

Pasupathy, Kalyan S., PhD*
Assistant Professor
Patient Center Research
Aurora Health Care
Waukesha, WI 53186

Quilliam, Brian J, PhD*
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881

Reddy, Madhu C., PhD*
Assistant Professor
College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Rodriguez, Olga, MD*
Dean of Health Sciences
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Mercedita, PR 00715-0232

Tremblay, Monica C, PhD
Department of Decision Sciences and Information Sciences
College of Business Administration
Florida International University
Miami, FL 33199

Weiss, Eta Berner, EDD
Professor, Health Informatics
Department of Health Services Administration
School of Health Related Professions
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Williams, Mallory,  MPH, MD
4430 North Holland Sylvania
Toledo, OH  43614-2598

Scientific Review Officer

Aponte, Boris, PhD
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Suite 2219
Rockville, MD 20850

Extramural Support Assistant

Blom, Jame E.
Program Analyst
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Rockville, MD 20850

*Temporary Member. For grant applications, temporary members may participate in the entire meeting or may review only selected applications as needed.

Consultants are required to absent themselves from the room during the review of any application if their presence would constitute or appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members: October 23, 2014 - October 24, 2014. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.