Chris G. Chute, MD, PhD

Chris G. Chute, MD, PhD

Dr. Chute M.D., PhD, received his undergraduate and medical training at Brown University, internal medicine residency at Dartmouth, and doctoral training in Epidemiology at Harvard.  He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Epidemiology, and the American College of Medical Informatics.  He became founding Chair of Biomedical Informatics at Mayo in 1988, and is now Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Section Head.  He is PI on Mayo’s CTSA Informatics core, the eMERGE cooperative agreement on genotype to phenotype association, the Pharmacogenomics Research Network Ontology Resource, the LexGrid projects, and co-PI on the National Center for Biomedical Ontology.   Recent grants as PI include the HHS/Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) SHARP (Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects) on Secondary EHR Data Use and the ONC Beacon Community (Co-PI).  Dr. Chute is Medical Director of Health Information Management at Mayo, chairs Data Governance, and serves on Mayo’s enterprise IT Oversight Committee, and CTSA Executive Committee.  He is presently Chair, ISO Health Informatics Technical Committee (ISO TC215) and Chairs the World Health Organization (WHO) ICD-11 Revision.  He also serves on the HL7 Advisory Board.  Recently held positions include service as an index member on the Health Information Technology Standards Committee for the Office of the National Coordinator in the US DHHS and the initial Chair of the Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics study section at NIH.