Dr. Peter Embí is an internationally recognized researcher, educator, and leader in the field of clinical and translational research informatics, with numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations describing his innovations in the field. His areas of interest include clinical informatics, research informatics, public health informatics, and data-driven learning health systems.

Dr. Embí serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Medicine, and Senior Vice-President for Research and Innovation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Prior to assuming this role on Jan 1, 2022, he served as President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, Professor and Associate Dean for Informatics and Health Services Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Associate Director at Indiana CTSI and Vice President for Learning Health Systems at IU Health. Previous academic leadership roles included professorships and serving as the nation’s first Chief Research Information Officer at The Ohio State University, and on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati, where he was the founding director of the UC Center for Health Informatics.

Dr. Embí is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, a Fellow of AMIA, and a Fellow of the International Association for Health Sciences Informatics. Among his other leadership roles, he was the Past President and Chair of the Board of Directors of AMIA. He also has served on many national advisory boards, including recently concluding service on the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Authored by Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., FACP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI