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Medical Informatics Committee

Board of Regents


Advise the Board of Regents, committees and councils on medical informatics and health information technology (HIT), including HIT education, adoption, incorporation in practice, and use to improve the quality, safety and affordability of patient care.

Composition (13)

Chair; Vice-Chair; 11 members, including one early career physician and one resident/fellow member.


One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.

2018-19 Members

Patricia L. Hale, MD, FACP, Chair
Gansevoort, NY
Specialty: IM

Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, MACP, Vice-Chair
Ellicott City, MD
Specialty: IM

Elmer V. Bernstam, MD. FACP
Houston, TX
Specialty: IM

Phillip F. Bressoud, MD, FACP
(Governor) Kentucky
Associate Professor of Medicine and Executive Director
Campus Health Services
Louisville, KY
Specialties: IM, College Health

John V. Cox, DO, FACP
UT Southwestern
UTSW Hematology Oncology
Dallas, TX
Specialty: HEO

Lisa L. Ellis, MD, FACP
Manakin Sabot, VA

Parag H. Mehta, MBBS, FACP
Manhasset Hills NY
Specialty: IM

Ted E. Palen, MD, FACP
Foxfield, CO
Specialty: IM

Deepti Pandita, MBBS, FACP
Plymouth, MN
Specialty: IM

Priya Radhakrishnan, MD, FACP
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty: IM

Mark G. Weiner, MD, FACP
Wynnewood, PA
Specialty: IM

Claude Pirtle, MD (CRFM)
Nashville, TN
Specialty: IM

Ross W. Hilliard, MD, FACP (CECP)
Providence, RI
Specialty: IM

Staff Liaison: Brooke Rockwern,