POP Seminar Guest Speaker: Christopher Harle, Ph.D. on 05/05/2022

PleaseDr. Christopher Harle join us Thursday, 05/05/2022 for POP Research seminar of the Spring 2022, held from 11:00am – 12:00pm in HPNP Auditorium, Room 1404, or via Zoom. We will be welcoming  Christopher Harle, Ph.D. as our seminar speaker.

Christopher Harle, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics and the Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO) at UF Health. As CRIO he plays a leadership role in strategy and operations around the UF Health Integrated Data Repository, part of the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute and in innovative uses of Epic to support clinical and translational research and the learning health system. He is also an affiliated scientist with the Regenstrief Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics in Indianapolis.

Dr. Harle’s research focuses on the design, adoption, use and value of health information systems. His primary interest is in understanding how information technology mediated communication tools affect consumer, patient and provider decisions and behavior. Recently, with funding from Pfizer, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), his research has focused on developing clinical decision support tools to support primary care clinicians in chronic pain care and opioid prescribing. Other recent research, funded by the NIH, focuses on developing interactive electronic informed consent processes for obtaining broad consent from patients to share their electronic health records for research studies.

Dr. Harle holds a doctorate in information systems and management from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College and a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in decision and information sciences from UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration.

His seminar title is: “Building Data Services for Health Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Impact.” 

To join the Zoom meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris (kmorris@cop.ufl.edu), Valarie Jackson (vdj@cop.ufl.edu), or Motomori Lewis (motomorilewis@ufl.edu) for the Zoom link and password.