CATALYST’S Dr. Timothy Huerta takes on new role as Chief Research Information Officer

By Tyler Griesenbrock
CATALYST scientific editor

Published Nov. 12, 2019


CATALYST's Timothy Huerta, PhD, MS, a Professor in the Departments of Family Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, has been appointed as the next Chief Research Information Officer for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Ohio State College of Medicine.

In this position, Dr. Huerta will work to direct the development and expansion of the informatics and information infrastructure to support research in Ohio State’s College of Medicine and Wexner Medical Center as well as with partners across the institution.

Dr. Huerta is a senior faculty member in CATALYST – the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics, and Systems Thinking in Health Services and Implementation Science Research – within the Ohio State College of Medicine. As former Associate Director of CATALYST, he has been working to develop the CATALYST DataCore, a shared resource under construction for researchers across the college that will make large-scale clinical datasets available on an analytic platform.