Public Policy Committee

The committee recommends advocacy issues and activities and identifies critical areas for AMIA's strategic advocacy engagement for Board approval. The committee works with AMIA’s policy consultant, staff, and Board to develop annual work plans which support the strategic directions set by the Board. The committee also takes the lead in developing draft policy comments in support of AMIA positions. The committee reports to the Executive Committee.

Chair, 2nd term
Joseph Kannry
Lead Technical Informaticist
Mount Sinai Health System

Shireen Atabaki
Medical Director, Informatics
Children's National Medical Center

Catherine Craven
Senior Clinical Research Informaticist
Mount Sinai Health System

Gay Dolin
Principal
Namaste Informatics

Alistair Erskine
Chief Digital Health Officer
Partners Healthcare

Harry Hochheiser
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh

Susan Hull
Chief Health Information Officer
CareLoop, Inc.

Carl Johnson
Director, Policy Evidence Research
Merck

Eileen Koski
Program Director, Health Data & Insights
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Philip Kroth
Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Thomson Kuhn
Consultant
ACP

Christoph 'Chris' Lehmann
Professor, Pediatrics, Bioinformatics, Population & Data Sciences
UT Southwestern

John McGreevey
Associate CMIO, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Carolyn Petersen
Assistant Professor, Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics
Mayo Clinic

Valerie Seabaugh
Chief Health Information Officer
Veterans Integrated Service Network 22

Tony Solomonides
Program Director, Outcomes Research and Biomedical Informatics
Research Institute, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston IL

Vignesh Subbian
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Systems & Industrial Engineering
University of Arizona

Board Liaison
Vicky Tiase
Director, Informatics Strategy
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Shyam Visweswaran
Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh

Lynn Witherspoon
Chief Medical Information Officer Emeritus
Ochsner Health System

Staff Liaison
Jeff Smith
AMIA

Scott Weinberg
AMIA