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William Hersh, MD


William Hersh, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).

Dr. Hersh is a leader and innovator in biomedical informatics both in education and research. In education, he developed and serves as Director of all of OHSU’s graduate biomedical informatics education programs, including the Master of Science, the Master of Biomedical Informatics, the Graduate Certificate, and the Doctor of Philosophy. His most recent work has focused on the quantity and characteristics of the workforce needed to implement health information technology, especially in clinical settings.

More information about Dr. Hersh can be found on his Web site at billhersh.info. He also maintains the Informatics Professor blog at informaticsprofessor.blogspot.com.