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Peter J. Embí, MD, MS


  • President & CEORegenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Research Scientist, Clem McDonald Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute
  • Leonard Betley Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Informatics & Health Services Research, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Associate Director of Informatics, Indiana CTSI
  • Vice President for Learning Health Systems, IU Health


Dr. Peter Embí is an internationally recognized researcher, educator, and leader in the field of clinical and translational research informatics, with numerous peer-reviewed publications and presentations describing his innovations in the field. His areas of interest include biomedical informatics, health information technology, patient-centered outcomes and learning health systems.

Dr. Embí leads the Indiana Pandemic Information Collaborative (IPIC), a statewide network of partners working to create a virtual group to share and address data-related issues relevant to the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. Embí and his team were recognized with the Indiana Health Commissioner Award for Excellence in Public Health for their work to address COVID-19.

He serves as President and CEO of the Regenstrief Institute. He is also the Associate Dean for Informatics and Health Services Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Associate Director at Indiana CTSI and Vice President for Learning Health Systems at IU Health. He previously served in leadership roles at The Ohio State University. He was also on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati, where he was the founding director of the UC Center for Health Informatics.

Dr. Embí has spoken at a number of national and international gatherings discussing the importance of algorithmovigilance, explaining the necessity of monitoring and evaluating healthcare AI tools for intended and unintended outcomes. He also is a co-leader of the Learning Health System Center of Excellence funded by AHRQ and PCORI.

Dr. Embí is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, and he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Medical Informatics Association. He also serves on the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).