Healthcare Information Technology Research (HITR) Study Section Members

Roster #2, June 19, 2013
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, Ph.D., R.N. (2013)
Associate Professor
University of Michigan
School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls, Room 4160
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482


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

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

Cohn, Simon, M.D., M.P.H. (2014)
Associate Executive Director
The Permanente Federation
Kaiser Permanente
1 Kaiser Plaza, 27L
Oakland, CA 94612

Dixon-Lee, Claire, Ph.D., 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

Friedman, Lawrence, M.D. (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

Koopman, Richelle, M.D. (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

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

Weiss, Eta B., 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

Williams, Mallory, M.D., M.P.H., 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 Members

Aliferis, Constantin F., M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Center for Health Informatics & Bioinformatics
NYU School of Medicine
227 E. 30 St., 7th Floor, Room 743
New York, NY 10009

Eng, John, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology and
Health Sciences Informatics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Farenwald, Nancy L., Ph.D., R.N., APHN – BC
Associate Dean for Research and
Associate Professor
South Dakota State University
College of Nursing
Wagner Hall 135, Rotunda Lane
Brookings, SD 57007

Finnell, John T., M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine/Informatics
Indiana University
410 West 10th Street, Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Fisher, Susan G., Ph.D., M.S.
Professor & Chair
Dept. of Clinical Sciences
Temple University
3500 N. Broad St. Suite 956
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Krusch, David A., M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Chief Medical Information Officer
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 700
Rochester, NY 14642

Mays, Glen P., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Scutchfield Endowed Professor
Department of Health Services Management
University of Kentucky
111 Washington Avenue, Suite 201
Lexington, KY 40536

Melton-Meaux, Genevieve B., M.A., M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Chief Medical Information Officer
Institute for Health Informatics
University of Minnesota
420 SE Delaware Street; MMC 450
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Pepper, Ginette, Ph.D., R.N.
Associate Dean for Research and
Helen Bamberger Colby Presidential Endowed Chair of Gerontology
University of Utah
College of Nursing
10 S. 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Wilson, Robin T., Ph.D., M.A.
Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences
Pennsylvania State University
College of Medicine
Public Health Sciences
500 University Drive
Mail Code CH69
Hershey, PA 17033

Zheng, Kai, Ph.D., B.E.
Associate ProfessorS
University of Michigan
School of Public Health, Dept. of Health Management and Policy
M3531 SPH II, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Scientific Review Officer:
Vo, Nghia M., M.D. 
Scientific Review Officer
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research, Education & Priority Populations (OEREP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
504 Gaither Road, Room 2017
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: (301) 427-1191
Fax: (301) 427-1562

Program Analyst:
Gaines, Christopher
Division of Scientific Review (DSR)
Office of Extramural Research, Education And Priority Populations (OEREP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
540 Gaither Road, Room 3014
Rockville, MD 20850
Tel: (301) 427-1815
Fax: (301) 427-1210

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