completed residency training in pediatrics at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland and in preventive medicine at CDC. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is board-certified in pediatrics and preventive medicine.
Christopher G. Chute, MD, DrPH, received his undergraduate and medical training at Brown University, completed his internal medicine residency at Dartmouth, and completed doctoral training in epidemiology at Harvard. He is board-certified in internal medicine, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Epidemiology, and the American College of Medical Informatics. He became founding chair of biomedical informatics at Mayo in 1988, stepping down after 20 years in that role. He is now professor of medical informatics, and is principal investigator (PI) on a large portfolio of research, including the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)/Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) SHARP (Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects) on Secondary EHR Data Use; the ONC Beacon Community (Co-PI); the LexGrid projects; Mayo’s CTSA Informatics; Mayo’s Cancer Center Informatics, including caBIG; and several National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants, including one of the eMERGE centers from the National Human Genome Research Institute. Dr. Chute serves as vice chair of the Mayo Clinic Data Governance for Health Information Technology Standards, and on Mayo’s Enterprise IT Oversight Committee. He is presently chair, ISO Health Informatics Technical Committee (ISO TC215), and chairs the World Health Organization ICD-11 Revision. He also serves on the Health Information Technology Standards Committee for the Office of the National Coordinator in HHS, and the HL7 Advisory Board. His recently held positions include chair of the biomedical computing and health informatics study section at NIH; chair of the board of the HL7/FDA/NCI/CDISC BRIDG project; member of the board of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium; American National Standards Institute Health Information Standards Technology Panel (HISTP) board member; chair of the U.S. delegation to ISO TC215 for Health Informatics; Convener of Healthcare Concept Representation WG3 within the (TC215); co-chair of the HL7 Vocabulary Committee; chair of the International Medical Informatics Association WG6 on Medical Concept Representation; American Medical Informatics Association board member, and multiple other NIH biomedical informatics study sections as chair or member.
Rich Elmore is the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC’s) leader for Query Health, an ONC-sponsored initiative to establish standards and services for distributed population queries of electronic health records. He is on a leave of absence from health care technology provider Allscripts,