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Kim Dunn, M.D., Ph.D.

Kim  Dunn
  • Assistant Professor of Health Informatics, UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
  • UTHealth Founder of the Your Doctor Program
  • Director of the HealthQuilt Project

Kim Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., a practicing internist, is spearheading a federal initiative to expand the use of electronic health records in the Gulf Coast region of Texas. The initiative is focused on primary care practitioners and is helping caregivers implement a new e-health record system or enhance an existing system.  The initiative is called the Gulf Coast Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center at UTHealth.


Dean Sittig, Ph.D.

Dean  Sittig
  • Professor of Biomedical Informatics, UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
  • Member of the UT-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality & Safety
  • Elected Fellow in The American College of Medical Informatics
  • Investigator with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funded Clinical Decision Support Consortium

Dean Sittig, Ph.D., focuses on the design, development, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of clinical information systems. Sittig is working to improve the understanding of both the factors that lead to success, as well as the unintended consequences associated with computer-based clinical decision support and provider order entry systems.

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