Marylyn Ritchie

Professor of Genetics, Director of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Panel Moderator

Dr. Marylyn D. Ritchie is the Edward Rose, MD and Elizabeth Kirk Rose, MD Professor of Genetics and Director of the Institute for Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is also Director of the Division of Informatics in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Informatics, Co-Director of the Penn Medicine BioBank, and Vice President of Research Informatics in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Dr. Ritchie is an expert in translational bioinformatics, with a focus on developing, applying, and disseminating algorithms, methods, and tools integrating electronic health records (EHR) with genomics. Dr. Ritchie has over 20 years of experience in translational bioinformatics and has authored over 400 publications. Dr. Ritchie was appointed as a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) in 2020. Dr. Ritchie was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine in 2021; she was recognized “for paradigm-changing research demonstrating the utility of electronic health records for identifying clinical diseases or phenotypes that can be integrated with genomic data from biobanks for genomic medicine discovery and implementation science.”

Marylyn Ritchie