Peter Embi

Chair, Dept. of Biomedical Informatics; Senior VP for Research & Innovation, VUMC

Peter J. Embí, MD, MS, FACP, FACMI, FAMIA, FIAHSI is an internationally recognized researcher, educator and leader in the field of clinical and translational research informatics, with numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations describing his innovations in the field.

Dr. Embí serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Medicine and Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Prior to joining VUMC , he served as President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute, Professor and Associate Dean for Informatics and Health Services Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Associate Director at Indiana CTSI and Vice President for Learning Health Systems at IU Health and on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati, where he was the founding director of the UC Center for Health Informatics.

Among his other leadership roles, he was the past President and Chair of the Board of Directors of AMIA and on the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).