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Keith Marsolo

Site Informatics Lead

Dr. Keith Marsolo is an Associate Professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics (BMI) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC).  He serves as faculty advisor to CCHMC BMI Data Services, which, among other activities, provides access to Epic data for research investigators through an honest broker service; instantiates common data models to facilitate distributed research queries; and develops and maintains informatics architectures and standards that can support multi-center learning health systems.  Example projects include: the implementation of CCHMC’s research data warehouse; the development of an EHR interface to support CCHMC's research biobank allowing personnel to query a residual clinical sample and then determine, based on the patient’s consent and other factors, whether it can be kept for research; development and support of data collection and reporting systems that are used by networks spanning hundreds of centers and thousands of users; an EHR-linked registry for ImproveCareNow; the ongoing extension of the registry to support a pragmatic clinical trial that ImproveCareNow is undertaking with funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI); participation in PCORI’s National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet) through the PEDSnet Clinical Data Research Network and the ImproveCareNow Patient-Powered Research Network; serving as an investigator on CCHMC’s eMERGE efforts; and the participation in the Accrual for Clinical Trials (ACT) Network. Dr. Marsolo served as one of the co-chairs of the PCORnet’s Data Standards, Security and Network Infrastructure (DSSNI) Task Force during PCORnet Phase 1 and is a member of the Data Committee in Phase 2.