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Chris Dymek, Ed.D.

Chris Dymek leads the work of the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) within the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement. She is a computer scientist and health IT researcher who is dedicated to advancing the productive use of information technology within health care.

Prior to joining AHRQ, Chris was a program manager in the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)... Read more about Chris Dymek, Ed.D.

Amy Lindinha

Amy Lindinha is a Program Analyst with 15 years of experience at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Ms. Lindinha supports the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement by providing extramural research coordination and program operations management.

Bryan Kim, Ph.D.

Bryan Kim is a Health Scientist serving as a Program Official in the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Bryan is a health IT researcher and population health professional who comes to AHRQ from the health IT private sector, where he served as the Director of Solutions and Analytics at Healthcare Interactive Inc. His areas of focus include: health IT... Read more about Bryan Kim, Ph.D.

Chun-Ju (Janey) Hsiao, Ph.D.

Chun-Ju (Janey) Hsiao is a Health Scientist Administrator in the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) where she serves as a Program Official and project lead for several initiatives, including the Division’s work on patient-reported outcomes. Janey came to CEPI from another center at AHRQ where she worked on the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program.... Read more about Chun-Ju (Janey) Hsiao, Ph.D.

Derrick Wyatt

Commander Derrick L. Wyatt is a Nurse Informaticist in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Commissioned Corps. He currently serves as the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) Research Manager in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). His areas of focus include population health management, data analytics, health IT utilization and safety, health information exchange, mHealth and... Read more about Derrick Wyatt

Edwin Lomotan, M.D.

Edwin Lomotan, M.D., is a Medical Officer and Chief of Clinical Informatics for the Health IT Division in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. His areas of focus include clinical decision support, health IT in underserved settings, and child health informatics.

Before joining AHRQ, Dr. Lomotan was Health IT Branch Chief in the Office of Quality and Data in the Bureau of Primary Health Care at the... Read more about Edwin Lomotan, M.D.

Shafa Al-Showk, M.P.H., CHES

Shafa Al-Showk is a Health Scientist serving as a Program Official in the Division of Health Information Technology (IT) in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Shafa is a health educator and a public health professional, her areas of focus include: the aging population, chronic disease management, population health, patient-centered outcomes, and patient education. Currently,... Read more about Shafa Al-Showk, M.P.H., CHES

Steve Bernstein, B.S.

Steve Bernstein is the project officer for the AHRQ National Resource Center for Health Information Technology (IT), and a project officer and advisor on Information Technology (IT) for various Agency Clinical Informatics and other initiatives. Also, he is responsible for the development and operations of extranets to support information-sharing, collaboration, and knowledge management for the nationwide Practice-Based Research Networks, Prescription for Health,... Read more about Steve Bernstein, B.S.

Tiffani Bright, Ph.D.

Tiffani J. Bright is a Senior Service Fellow in the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement and a member of the Division of Health IT. Her work focuses on clinical decision support, mHealth, and dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research findings.

Dr. Bright received her B.A. degree in sociology from The College of William and Mary, a B.S. degree in information systems from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), and her Ph.D. degree in... Read more about Tiffani Bright, Ph.D.