Titus K. Schleyer, DMD, PhD

Titus K. Schleyer, DMD, PhD

  • Research Scientist, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.
  • Director, Learning Health Systems, IU Health
  • Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

Dr. Titus 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 analytics for population health management and research, and 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.

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.

“Physicians are largely very dissatisfied with EHRs as tools for their daily work. Individuals trained in clinical informatics can help chart the way to a better future.”