Thomas W. Greig, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Information Officer, Military Health System
Department of Defense
Dr. Greig has been the Director of Clinical Informatics for the Department of Defense since 2005. Dr. Greig is responsible for all aspects of clinical information systems in the DoD and is the Clinical Informatics Consultant for the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs. He is an advocate for all providers in the Military Health System and serves as the DoD Co-Chair of the Interagency Clinical Informatics Board. Previously Dr. Greig was the Director of the U.S. Army Aeromedical Activity from 2000–2005. His team developed the AERO, a web based flight physical and process improvement initiative which reduced flight physical processing time from 179 days to 3 days and reduced support staff from 24 to 8 people. His department was awarded the 2005 Army Surgeon General’s Excalibur Award. Dr. Greig has served as a Brigade Flight Surgeon, Clinic Commander, and as hospital Chief of Primary Care in both overseas and in the continental United States assignments. Prior to becoming a physician Dr. Greig was a plant manager for Kodak and a quality manager for Baxter International.