Member of:

  • Health IT Policy Committee, Member

Christoph Lehmann, MD

Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics
Vanderbilt School of Medicine

Christoph U. Lehmann, MD is the founding medical director of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Child Health Informatics Center and serves on AAP’s Partnership for Policy Implementation. He is a Professor in Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. With children and adolescents comprising about one quarter of the population, Dr. Lehmann brings an important point of view as the first pediatrician appointed by GAO to the HIT Policy Committee. His research interests include medication monitoring for vulnerable pediatric populations, and he has developed clinical safety applications that have reduced medical errors in the ordering of pediatric medications and treatments. Dr. Lehmann has authored more than 90 publications in addition to several book chapters, and currently edits the journal Applied Clinical Informatics in addition to serving on several editorial boards, including that of the Journal of Critical Care. Dr. Lehmann received his medical degree from Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat in Germany and completed postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins University. He will serve a 3-year term on the
committee.