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Dr. Titus Schleyer is a Research Scientist at the Center for Biomedical Informatics of the Regenstrief Institute and Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He leads the Indiana Learning Health Systems Initiative, which is focused on using everyday patient care data to improve the health of and healthcare for people in Indiana. Dr. Schleyer is also focused on making information from various sources more accessible and useful to clinicians. One of his award-winning projects provides emergency department physicians with highly relevant information about their patients from Indiana’s major health information exchange directly in the electronic health record. Dr. Schleyer is also active in big data analytics for population health management. He and his team are currently analyzing opioid overdose death data in Marion County to find out which patient and other variables are particularly predictive of overdoses and deaths.
Dr. Schleyer is focused on educating the next generation of biomedical informaticians. He co-directs the National Library of Medicine-funded Public & Population Health Informatics (PHI) Fellowship at Indiana University. In addition, he continuously mentors fellows in clinical informatics at the Regenstrief Institute.
Dr. Schleyer holds DMD and PhD degrees from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, a DMD degree from Temple University, Philadelphia, and an MBA degree in Health Administration from Temple University. He is a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and the American Medical Informatics Association. His research is primarily funded by the National Institutes of Health.