Michael Kahn_0004.jpg

Michael G. Kahn

Site Informatics Lead

Dr. Kahn is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Denver; Co-Director of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI); Biomedical Informatics core director for the CCTSI; and Director of Research Informatics in the Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Dr. Kahn is responsible for a campus-wide clinical and research data warehouse that combines data from four clinical, financial and research institutions. Dr. Kahn was the informatics lead for the AHRQ-funded SAFTINet distributed clinical research network and currently is the informatics lead for PEDSnet and PORTAL, two PCORI national clinical data research networks. His informatics research focus area is developing well-defined measures of data quality that can be used to evaluate the fitness for use of data from data partners participating in distributed research networks.