U.S. Steering Committee

Our US Steering Committee advises on the strategic direction and policy guidance for the US Chapter of the MCBK community.

Julia Adler-Milstein, PhD

Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

Brian Alper, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, FAMIA


Chief Executive Officer, Computable Publishing LLC

President, Scientific Knowledge Accelerator Foundation

Bruce Bray, MD

Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular) and Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine

Chris Dymek, EdD

Director, Health IT Division, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Peter Embi, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI


Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Charles Friedman, PhD

Department Chair of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan Medical School, Josiah Macy Jr. Professor of Medical Education, Division Chief Learning and Knowledge Systems, University of Michigan Medical School

Bob Greenes, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University

Stan Huff, MD

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Graphite Health

Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS

President, The European Institute for Innovation Through Health Data (i~HD)

Nancy Lorenzi, PhD, MA, MS

Vice President for Strategic Change Management, Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Clinical Professor in Nursing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Jamie McCusker, PhD

Director, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc, FACMI

Chief Medical Officer, ClosedLoop, Inc.

Mark Musen, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research) and Biomedical Data Science, Stanford Health Policy

Jodyn Platt, PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, University of Michigan

Jerry Perry, MLS

Associate Dean and Director AHSL, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Library

Joshua Richardson, PhD

Research Health IT Scientist, RTI International

Rachel Richesson, MS, PhD, MPH, FACMI

Associate Professor in the School of Nursing, Duke University School of Medicine

Chris Shaffer, MS

University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor, Parnassus Library, University of California, San Francisco

Umberto Tachinardi, MD

Chief Health Digital Officer, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health

Philip Walker, MLIS, MS

Director of the Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library and Learning Center, Vanderbilt University

Terrie Wheeler, AMLS

Director of the Samuel J. Wood Library and C.V. Starr Biomedical Information Center, serving Cornell University’s Medical and Graduate Biomedical Sciences schools

John Wilbanks

Chief Commons Officer, Sage Bionetworks