Umberto Tachinardi, M.D., will serve as interim president and chief executive officer of the Regenstrief Institute, effective December 6, 2021. As Chief Information Officer, Dr. Tachinardi is part of the Institute’s senior leadership team and also is a research scientist with the Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics at Regenstrief. He is a professor at […]
Deborah Lynn Stombaugh will join Regenstrief Institute as chief financial officer (CFO) on April 16, 2021. In her new role, she will advise the president and board of directors of the institute on all matters pertaining to financial policy, manage the day-to-day administration and control of accounting, financial reporting and payroll functions as well as […]
Susan Hickman, Ph.D., has been selected to lead the Indiana University Center for Aging Research at the Regenstrief Institute. She will be the second director in the center’s history. Dr. Hickman is a clinical geropsychologist focused on optimizing the quality of life for older adults through improved decision-making and communication about treatment preferences. Much of […]
The recipient of a 2019 international award for data interoperability completes the recognition of a leadership team that allowed for effective communication of medical codes and diagnoses across Canada. Lorie Carey, CIM P.Mgr, received the 2019 LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions at this year’s LOINC Laboratory Committee Meeting, June 5-6 at the Regenstrief Institute in […]
Regenstrief researcher receives $3.3 million NIA award for cause and effect study Regenstrief Institute research scientist Noll Campbell, PharmD, MS has received a five-year $3.3 million award from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to conduct the first clinical trial designed to determine if stopping anticholinergic medications results in sustained improvements in cognition. Anticholinergic medications […]
Some problems in life are simple — you’re tired, so you should go to sleep. Your car engine revs when you push the gas, so you should shift into a different gear. Some are a little more complex. Doing a household budget, or treating a patient’s aches or pains. Then, on a totally different scale, […]
Photo courtesy of IU School of Medicine Regenstrief Institute board member Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, was named the 2018 Watanabe Life Sciences Champion of the Year during BioCrossroads’ annual Indiana Life Sciences Summit. Dr. Shekhar is the executive associate dean for research affairs at Indiana University School of Medicine, founding director of the Indiana Clinical […]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN — LOINC, the world’s most widely used code system for identifying medical tests, observations, and documents, has announced the recipient of the annual LOINC Award for Distinguished Contributions. The award honors individuals whose work advances the interoperability of medical data so that it can be electronically exchanged, understood, and used to improve health. Pamela […]
Two decades ago Indiana University Center for Aging Research center scientist and Regenstrief Institute distinguished research scientist Hugh Hendrie surveyed physician retirees and spouses. He found that nearly 90 percent of the retired physicians and an equal percentage of the spouses were “mostly satisfied” with their retirement. In addition to remaining physically healthy, […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Research Institute recently created the Richard Frankel Award for Creating a Loving Community, in recognition of the contributions and achievements of Regenstrief Institute investigator and Indiana University professor of medicine Richard M. Frankel, PhD. Internationally respected for his contributions and achievements in fostering humanism in medical education, practice and […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Controlling blood pressure with any of the commonly prescribed antihypertensive medications can prevent dementia in older African-Americans with hypertension according to a new study from Regenstrief Institute researchers. African Americans are especially at risk of both hypertension and dementia. The new study provides substantial evidence of significant reduction of risk of onset […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Kurt Kroenke, MD, a Regenstrief Institute investigator and the director of the institute’s education and training programs, has been named the recipient of the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Robert J. Glaser award, the organization’s highest award. “The very fabric of modern primary care in the United States and internationally has been woven […]
Christopher M. Callahan, MD, the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and a Regenstrief Institute investigator, will serve as the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics at the organization‘s 2018 annual meeting in Denver from April 11 to 14. Over nearly three decades, Dr. Callahan has developed, tested […]
Following three successful years of formative work, the Center for Cancer Population Analytics and Patient-Centered Informatics has been named an IUPUI Signature Center. Led by Indiana University Associate Professor of Medicine and Regenstrief Research Scientist David Haggstrom, MD, MAS, the center’s scientific core – representing productive collaborations with the IU Schools of Medicine, Informatics and […]
Alexia Torke, MD was appointed associate division chief for the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics for the Indiana University School of Medicine effective July 1, 2017. The announcement was made by Greg Sachs, MD, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Torke will be assuming responsibility to assist the Division […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The OPTIMISTIC model of care, an innovative program developed and implemented by clinician-researchers to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations of long-stay nursing home residents reduced hospitalizations for diagnoses considered potentially avoidable by nearly 40 percent and total hospitalizations by 25 percent according to a study published in the March issue of the journal Health Affairs. […]
INDIANAPOLIS – The Regenstrief-McDonald Chair in Data Standards has been established and endowed by the Regenstrief Foundation at Indiana University School of Medicine. The new position honors and perpetuates the legacies of two giants who have focused on improving human health — Sam Regenstrief, the namesake of the foundation and of the internationally respected Regenstrief […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science Chief Operating Officer Nadia Nguyen Adams, MHA is working to empower doctors, nurses and other clinicians with the information, services, and support needed to provide the best care, at a lower cost, for better health outcomes for over 10 million residents of Indiana, Illinois, […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Peter J. Embi, MD, MS, an internationally recognized expert in biomedical informatics, has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Regenstrief Institute Inc., a global leader dedicated to improving health and healthcare through innovations and research in biomedical informatics, health services, and aging.
INDIANAPOLIS — Debra K. Litzelman, MA, MD, MACP, has been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP), the national organization of internists. Dr. Litzelman is the D. Craig Brater Professor of Global Health Education and Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM), a Senior Research Scientist at the Regenstrief […]
INDIANAPOLIS – Thomas Inui, MD, a Regenstrief Institute investigator and a past president and CEO of the institute, has been awarded a 2016 distinguished alumnus award by the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Inui is the Joe and Sarah Ellen Mamlin Professor Emeritus of Global Health Research and a professor emeritus of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Welcome to the new online home of Regenstrief Institute. We invite you to learn about a place where for over 45 years, people from disciplines have come together to create pathways to better health through healthcare research, infrastructure and systems innovation, and education and knowledge-sharing. Data and technology may be our tools, but caring for […]
Regenstrief President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Embí, M.D., M.S., shared his passion for biomedical informatics as part of a video series highlighting the journeys of graduates from National Library of Medicine T15 training programs.