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Titus Schleyer, DMD, PhD, is Professor of Biomedical Informatics in the Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as a Research Scientist at the Center for Biomedical Informatics at the Regenstrief Institute (http://www.regenstrief.org). He holds DMD degrees from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, and Temple University, Philadelphia, as well as a PhD degree in molecular biology from the University of Frankfurt and an MBA degree in Health Administration from Temple University. Dr. Schleyer has been active in biomedical informatics research since 1989, conducting seminal research on electronic dental records and Internet applications, and workflow and human-computer interaction in dentistry. Dr. Schleyer founded the Department of Dental Informatics at Temple University, as well as the Center for Dental Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh. Primarily funded by the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Schleyer's current research is focused on making information from various sources more accessible in clinicians' workflows, big data mining for population health management and research, and the development of the Indiana Learning Health Systems Initiative. He co-directs (with Dr. Brian Dixon) the National Library of Medicine-funded Public & Population Health Informatics (PHI) Fellowship at Indiana University.