Division faculty conduct cutting-edge research in a range of clinical disciplines including pediatrics, radiology, pathology and nursing practice. They also utilize devices, data and information to better serve the needs of the public, the nation and the world. This effort involves innovation at a number of levels: understanding information needs, designing information models, deploying systems, and evaluating their impacts.
Harold Lehmann M.D., PhD
Dr. Harold P. Lehmann is a board-certified general pediatrician with doctoral informatics training from Stanford. His research concerns evidence-based medicine (EBM). His current work focuses on the informatics infrastructure of research, including ontologies for human studies, as well as research databases in low-resource settings. He leads the Johns Hopkins efforts in informatics training across all three schools of health sciences.
He has served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association since 2011.
Christoph Lehmann M.D.
Christoph “Chris” U. Lehmann, M.D. joined the faculty of Vanderbilt University as Professor in Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics in August, 2012 and continues his affiliation with Johns Hopkins as Adjunct Associate Professor in the Division of Health Sciences Informatics. Dr. Lehmann is a neonatologist and completed a two-year NIH sponsored fellowship in Applied Medical Informatics in 2000.
Dr. Lehmann served on the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology’s Records Working Group, and he currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Medical Informatics Association, the Executive Committee of the Council on Clinical Information Technology of the American Academy of Pediatrics and on the AAP Partnership for Policy Implementation. Dr. Lehmann is the chair of the Working Group Steering Committee for AMIA and leads the effort for an AMIA-wide mentorship program.
Dr. Lehmann is one of the editors of eNeonatal Review (www.eneonatalreview.org) and is a founder of Dermatlas (www.dermatlas.org) He has extensive experience with web-based clinical simulations for medical education and is one of the original authors of “The Interactive Patient.”
Dr. Lehmann’s interest has focused computer assisted medical education as well as improving safety through medical informatics applications. He has over 50 publications and has authored several book chapters. He is one of the editors of the book titled “Pediatric Informatics.”
John Eng M.D.
John Eng, MD, is Associate Professor of Radiology and Health Sciences Informatics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His academic interests are in evidence-based radiology, statistical analysis of imaging tests, radiology informatics, and radiology reporting. He is past president of the Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research and is currently vice president of the Association of University Radiologists, the primary organization of academic radiology. He is co-investigator of the MRI reading center of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), a longitudinal multi-center epidemiologic study of cardiovascular disease funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
David Newman-Toker M.D.
David Newman-Toker received his B.S. from Yale University and his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing his Neurology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital, he went on to complete fellowships in Neuro-ophthalmology at the Harvard University / Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and in Neuro-otology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his doctoral training in Clinical Investigation at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Newman-Toker’s research focuses on recognition and prevention of diagnostic errors in frontline healthcare settings using informatics tools at the point of care. He is currently conducting a study on the misdiagnosis of dizzy patients in the Emergency Department. Research methods employed by his group include prospective cross-sectional,observational cohort, and case-control studies, as well as surveys and systematic literature reviews.