Dr. Anjum Khurshid

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Anjum Khurshid, M.D., PhD., Director, Data Integration for Population Health at the Dell Medical School

Dr. Anjum Khurshid is a nationally-recognized leader in the fields of population health and health information technology. In 2014, Dr. Khurshid was appointed as the public health representative on the Federal Advisory Committee on Health Information Technology Policy by the Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He also co-chairs the Task Force on Interoperability Experience at the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, which is charged with identifying ways to improve the experience of providers and patients to access health information.

As a Senior Strategist for the Louisiana Public Health Institute in New Orleans, Dr. Khurshid has been closely involved in health systems transformation efforts in Louisiana and across the Gulf South for many years. Under his leadership, the Crescent City Beacon Community program that focused on improving management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, won the Health Care Informatics Innovator Award in 2013. He also led the formation of a community-governed health information exchange (HIE) that promotes care coordination and data sharing among safety net providers in New Orleans. Dr. Khurshid earned his PhD in Public Policy and Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and his Doctor of Medicine from King Edward Medical University, Lahore. He is an adjunct faculty in Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs, where he has taught graduate courses in health policy.