IHS HIT Modernization Project:
Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Workstream
Public Health Informatics Advisor, Independent Adjunct Core Faculty, Health Informatics, University of Minnesota
MPH in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota PhD – Health Informatics, University of Minnesota
Marty LaVenture PhD, MPH, FACMI is former Director of the Office of Health IT and e-Health and center for health informatics at the Minnesota Department of Health, an office he started in 2001 and led until his retirement from MDH in June, 2018. He also led the statewide Minnesota e-Health Initiative, a public – private collaborative chartered to advance EHR adoption and use in Minnesota. He has a master’s degree in epidemiology and a PhD in Health Informatics from the University of Minnesota. Dr. LaVenture is an independent advisor on public health and informatics and is an adjunct core member of the faculty for institute for health informatics and for the school of public health at the University of Minnesota. He is an elected fellow of the American college of medical informatics (FACMI); Dr. LaVenture has authored numerous publications, including the chapter on public health informatics in the 4th and 5th editions of the Shortliffe & Cimino’s Textbook of Biomedical Informatics (BMI). He has delivered many presentations to state and national audiences and he has received multiple awards for his work and accomplishments. He is a travel and photography enthusiast.
Independent / University of Minnesota