Director and Father in Washington, DC
Former Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary, Director for the Health Data Initiative, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer
Damon Davis serves as Director for the Health Data Initiative in the HHS IDEA Lab. He is responsible for leading the Department’s efforts to promote policies and technology solutions that improve access to federal data resources. Overseeing HealthData.gov, his goal is to expand the uses of HHS data for use in applications, tools and services that promote innovative solutions to problems in health, health care, and the delivery of human services.
Prior to his post in the CTO’s office Mr. Davis served as Special Assistant in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in the Office of Consumer eHealth (OCeH). There his focus was on increasing consumer access to secure electronic personal health information. He joined the Obama Administration at HHS in 2009.
Mr. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Hampton University and a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola College of Maryland.