Professor, Health Informatics & Global Health
Bill is a Professor in Health Informatics and Global Health jointly appointed across UW’s Schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Public Health. He directs the Clinical Informatics Research Group. Since 1999 he has led the development of information systems that support individual and population health, and concentrated in the areas of patient-centered assessments and interventions, and clinical data integration for research and public health applications. He is a co-investigator of several UW initiatives to provide informatics and data management expertise in developing and managing a comprehensive platform for the Fenway Health Node of the Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN), and for the Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR), including the Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS), and the North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD). He is the US informatics advisor for the TrueNTH USA initiative, funded by the Movember foundation, to develop online tools to support men with prostate cancer. His team had developed web and mobile apps to support patients with HIV, cancer, chronic pain, orthopedic injuries, and those who have had recent surgery.
Technical Project Manager
Justin serves as technical project manager and software engineer for the Clinical Informatics Research Group. He’s spent the past seven years managing, developing, and administering computing systems for data-driven medical projects, for research and usual care in clinic. Projects include disease-evaluation systems for clinician use, systems for patient reported outcomes, and large scale data integrations for both HIV and syndromic surveillance of influenza. He also has six years experience in the private sector as a software engineer working on software products and services.
Technical Program Manager
Jan leads the CIRG global health informatics program in resource constrained settings. The focus in these projects is on national and facility-level eHealth architectures, eHealth policy and governance, development and implementation of HIS, standards-based interoperability, and building capacity and sustainability through open source HIS communities. With 20 years in software development and implementation, she has led national eHealth programs in Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire, Namibia, Haiti, Vietnam, and Mozambique. Jan co-teaches in the School of Nursing Clinical Informatics and Patient Centered Technologies (CIPCT) Masters program and is an active mentor every year in the Google Summer of Code. In addition to her work in CIRG, she enthusiastically serves as a Director in the OpenMRS leadership team and serves on the Board of Directors for the OpenELIS Software Foundation.
Contributing to a variety of CIRG projects, most of Paul’s work centers around interoperability of various medical software systems. An advocate of python and test driven development, Paul’s specialties also include Mirth Connect, SQL and noSQL database systems. Raising two boys consumes all other time available and leaves him feeling grateful.
User Experience Engineer
Mark has more than ten years experience designing and building web applications. He serves as user experience lead for all projects for the Clinical Informatics Research Group at University of Washington. With a Master’s degree in Human-Centered Design and Engineering, he combines a rigorous academic approach to user research and usability testing with applied work building web tools ranging from open-source medical records systems used around the world to online magazines. His interests include designing for mobile devices, data visualization and making serious tools delightful.