Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members

June 11-12, 2015
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.




Einstadter, Douglas, MD, MPH (2018)
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department of Medicine
MetroHealth Medical Center
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44109

Gong, Yang, MD, PhD (2018)
Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Information
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX 77040

Hagen, Michael D., MD (2018)
Professor of Medicine
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
1648 McGrathiana, Suite 550
Lexington, KY 40511-1247

Harman, Jeffrey, PhD (2018)
Associate Professor
Department of Health Services Research, Management & Policy
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 326111

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

Nkoy, Flory, MD, MS, MPH (2016)
Research Associate Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Primary Children's Medical Center Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Padman, Rema, PhD (2016)
Professor of Management Science & Healthcare Informatics
Carnegie Mellon University
The H. John Heinz III College
Pittsburg, PA 16511

Pasupathy, Kalyan, PhD (2018)
Co-Scientific Director
Healthcare Systems Engineering Program
Scientific Director
Emergency Department Clinical Engineering Lab,

Associate Professor
Health Care Policy & Research
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN 55905

Rangachari, Pavani, PhD (2018)
Associate Professor
Department of Health Management & Informatics
Georgia Regents University (Formerly, Medical College of Georgia)
Augusta, GA 30912

Reddy, Madhu, PhD (2018)
Assistant Professor
College of Information Sciences and Technology
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Tremblay, Monica Chiarini, Ph.D. (2016)
Assistant Professor
College of Business
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Weiss, Eta S. Berner, EdD (2016)
Professor, Health Informatics
Department of Health Services Administration
School of Health Related Professions
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

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
540 Gaither Road, Room 2219
Rockville, MD
Phone: (301) 427-1396
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Program Analyst

Gaines, Christopher
Program Analyst
Division of Scientific Review
Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Rockville, MD 20850, Room 2002A
Rockville, MD  20850Phone: (301) 427-1815
Fax:  (301) 427-1562

Page last reviewed July 2015
Internet Citation: Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members. July 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.