Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members

February 27-28, 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, PhD, RN (2013)
Associate Professor
University of Michigan
School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls, Room 4160
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-5482


Altman, Michael, MD (2013)
Emeritus Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
808 Abbott Hall
710 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL  60611

Anderson, James, PhD (2013)
Professor of Medicine
Purdue University
700 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN  47907-2059

Bailey, Thomas C., MD (2014)
Professor of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Washington University, School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8051
St. Louis, MO  63110

Bellamy, Gail R., PhD (2013)
Professor and Director
BCB5-FL, Center for Rural Health Research & Policy
Florida State University, College of Medicine
1115 W Call Street, 3210-R
Tallahassee, FL 32306

Bramble, James D., PhD, MPH (2013)
Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy and Health Professions 
Center for Health Services Research Patient Safety
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza, Boyne 143
Omaha, NE  68178

Chou, Shin-Yi, PhD (2015)
Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics
Lehigh University
621 Taylor Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Cohn, Simon, MD, MPH (2014)
Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Federation
Kaiser Permanente
1 Kaiser Plaza, 27L
Oakland, CA  94612

Dixon-Lee, Claire, PhD, RHIA, CPH, FAHIMA (2014)
Executive Director
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics & Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
233 N. Michigan Avenue 21st Floor
Chicago, IL  60601

Forjuoh, Samuel, MD, MPH, DR.P.H. (2013) 
Professor and Director of Research
Department of Family & Community Medicine
Texas A&M HSC, College of Medicine
Scott & White
1402 West Avenue H (Century Square)
Temple, TX  76504-5342

Friedman, Lawrence, MD (2014)
Medical Director, Quality & Safety
Medical Director, Ambulatory Care
Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
UCSD Medical Center
University of CA, San Diego
402 Dickinson Street, Suite 470
San Diego, CA  92103-8985

Harman, Jeffrey, PhD (2016)
Associate Professor
Department of Health Services Research,
Management & Policy
University of Florida
101 S. Newell Drive, Room 4135
Gainesville, FL 32611

Jenders, Robert A., MD, MS
Co-Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics
Professor of Medicine
Charles Drew University
University of California, Los Angeles
1731 E 120th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059

Koopman, Richelle, MD (2014)
Associate Professor
Curtis W & Ann H Long Department of Family & Community Medicine
University of Missouri
MA306 Medical Sciences Building, DC032.00
Columbia, MO  65212

Marcin, James, MD, MPH (2016)
Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Davis Children's Hospital
Department of Pediatrics
University of California Davis
2516 Stockton Boulevard, TICON II
Sacramento, CA 95817

Mancini, Mary, PhD, CAN, FAAN (2014)
Professor and Associate Dean and Chair
Undergraduate Nursing Programs
Baylor Professor for Healthcare Research
The University of Texas at Arlington
411 South Nedderman
Arlington, TX  76019-0407

McGowan, Julie J., PhD, M.A. (2015)
Professor Emeritus and Chair
Department of Informatics and Translation
Indiana University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 279
Jonesville, VT  05466-0279

Messenger, John C., MD, FACC, FSCAI (2014) 
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Labs
Director, Cardiovascular ICU and Stepdown Units
University of Colorado Hospital
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Denver
12401 E. 17th Avenue, Box B132
Aurora, CO  80045

Nietert, Paul J., PhD (2015)
Department of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
135 Cannon Street, Suite 303
Charleston, SC  29425

Nkoy, Flory, MD, M.S., MPH
Research Associate Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Primary Children's Medical Center
Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Tremblay, Monica Chiarini, PhD
Assistant Professor
College of Business
Florida International University
11200 SW 8 Street RB250
Miami, FL 33199

Weuss, Eta Berner, EDD (2016)
Professor, Health Informatics
Department of Health Services Administration
School of Health Related Professions
Susan Mott Webb Nutrition Sciences Building
1675 University Blvd., Room 544
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294-3361

Whitewolf, Celeste, J.D. (2016)
Native People's Circle of Hope
9770 SW Ventura Ct.
Tigard, OR  97223

Williams, Mallory, MD, MPH, FACS (2015)
Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief of the Division of Trauma
Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery
University of Toledo Medical Center
3000 Arlington Avenue
Mailstop 1095
Toledo, OH  43614-2598

Ad Hoc Reviewers

Caruso, Thomas P, PhD 
Health Informatics Liaison Research Associate
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
216 Lenoir Drive, CB #3360, 100 Manning Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360

Einstadter, Douglas, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH  44109

Pasupathy, Kalyan, PhD
Health Sciences Research
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Reddy, Madhu, PhD
Associate Professor
College of Information Sciences and Technology
The Pennsylvania State University
321J IST Building
University Park, PA. 16802

Zhang, Jiajie, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Health Information Sciences
University of Texas at Houston
7000 Fannin Street, Suite 600
Houston, TX  77030

Scientific Review Officer
Aponte, Boris, PhD

CAPT, US Public Health Service
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Office of Extramural Research, Education,
and Priority Populations
Division of Scientific Review
540 Gaither Road, Room 2219
Rockville, MD  20850
Phone:  (301) 427-1396
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Progam Analysis
Faxton, Margot BA

Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for healthcare Research and Quality
540 Gaither Road, Suite 2012
Rockville, MD  20850
Phone:  (301) 427-1588
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Page last reviewed March 2014
Internet Citation: Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members: February 27-28, 2014. March 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.